Solitudo Sive Vitae Patrum Eromicolarum [title page]Per antiquissimi Patrem D. Hieronimum eorundem primarium olim conscripta: iam vero primum oeneis Laminis idqz
A Paris Chez Jac: Honervogt Rue St Jac. a la: Ville de Coulogne 1636
Engraving, sheet 160 x 205mm; 6¼ x 8". Trimmed to image and glued to backing sheet; slight staining
Title page to a series of engravings depicting various hermits in the wilderness. These were first engraved by Jan and Raphael Sadeler after Maarten de Vos c.1585. A set of copies by Nicolaas de Bruyn were published by Thomas de Leu in around 1606. The present item is from a later set of copies.
[Ref: 28008] £60.00