Giovanni de 'Medici induces the Swiss troops to withdraw.'
Giovanni de 'Medici is talking to the commander of the Swiss troops.
At the left the troops are turning and go back.
Plate 7 of a rare 22-part series of prints of the history of Giovanni de 'Medici, called' dalle Bande Nere '.
There are about 6 engravings from this series made by Hendrick Goltzius, the others were engraved by Philips Galle.
After a painting/drawing of Jan Stradanus, Jan van de Straet (1523-1605).
Jan van der Straet worked in Italy, and he inspired and was inspired by Antonio Tempesta.
Engraving made by a young Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1607) in 1576-1583. At the age of 18-20 he engraved the same quality as Philips Galle.
Hendrick Goltzius was one of the leading Dutch golden age painters and engravers. He had his typical mannerist style. His engravings were used as example for many other painters.
Published by Philips Galle (1537-1612) in 1576-1583.
Philips Galle was a Flemish engraver and publisher in Antwerp/ Haarlem. He worked for Hiëronymus Cock and Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
The Illustrated Bartsch 288-2(2) second state
Hollstein Dutch 332
Platesigned Joh. Strad. inv. P. Galle excudit, 7
In perfect condition, good dark impression.
Printed on thin laid paper, on the margins image complete.
Some traces of aging, not disturbing.
With a watermark.
Delivered in a museum passe-partout.
- Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1607) original, Joan Stradanus (1523-1605), Philips Galle (1537-1612)
- Titolo dell'opera
- Giovanni de 'Medici induces the Swiss troops to withdraw
- 1700 e periodo precedente
- Firmato su lastra
- Eccellenti condizioni
- Dimensioni totali
- 21.5×29.5×0 cm