[St John]In squallente ipcu Johanes vixit [...]
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Engraving, sheet 140 x 180mm (5½ x 7"). Trimmed and glued to backing sheet; staining top and bottom.
Plate eleven 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: 28020] £80.00