Divus Bartholomaeus vivens excorialus [St Bartholomew flayed alive].Juxta Exemplar in Aedibus Praenobilis Jacobi Comitis Derby apud Knowsley.
[British, originally c.1730.]
Etching, 375 x 250mm. 14¾ x 9¾". A good impression, with full margins.
Two executioners tying Saint Bartholomew's hand and foot to tree-trunk; two heads seen in the background and the head of a classical statue on the ground to right. After José de Ribera (Spanish, 1591 - 1652). From a series of twenty plates engraved by Hamlet Winstanley (1698 - 1756) after old master paintings at Knowsley Hall, Merseyside (the collection of the 19th Earl of Derby).
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 23508] £160.00