[Abraham in Mesopotamia, reading]Hilarion fugieus fugieu gaudia mundi [...]
[A Paris Chez Jac: Honervogt Rue St Jac. a la: Ville de Coulogne 1636]
Engraving, sheet 140 x 180mm; 5½ x 7". Trimmed to image and glued to backing sheet; staining lower right.
Plate four from a series of engravings depicting various hermits in the wilderness. These were first engraved by Jan and Martin 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, some of which are signed 'et picart fc'.
[Ref: 28012] £80.00