Matthäus Merian the Elder (1593-1650) - One lives on by the Spirit

Matthäus Merian the Elder (1593-1650) - One lives on by the Spirit
Acquaforte - Non firmato - 1622

Vivitur Ingenio.

genius lives on,
(all else is mortal)

Nice landscape by Merian from a series with philosophical approach.

Matthäus Merian the Elder (1593-1650) - Swiss School
Born in Basel. Painter and engraver. Ppil from Dieter Mayer in Zurich , he went to Nancy adn met Callot. In 1617 employed by Theodore De Bry . In 1618 settled in Frankfurt where many of his refined work was made. In 1620 back to Basel, three years later in Frankfurt, where Merian took over the publishing house of his father-in-law after de Bry's death in 1623.

The print is trimmed on image border and pasted on a support sheet.

Dettagli lotto
Matthäus Merian the Elder (1593-1650)
Titolo dell'opera
One lives on by the Spirit
Non firmato
In buone condizioni
Vendita con cornice
Dimensioni dell’immagine
135×165 mm
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