Original Antique Maps and Prints. Description: Source unknown, to be determined. Ref: Copy after New Hollstein 322. Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver, German school after Jacob Matham after Hendrick Goltzius. Jacob Matham (1571 – 1631), of Haarlem, was a famous engraver and pen-draftsman. He was the stepson and pupil of painter and draftsman Hendrik Goltzius, and brother-in-law to engraver Simon van Poelenburgh, having married his sister, Marijtgen. Goltzius was a Dutch printmaker, draftsman and painter. He was the leading painter of Northern Mannerism. Goltzius had a malformed right hand from a fire when he was a baby which turned out to be especially well-suited to holding the burin. Some 388 prints are credited to him by Hollstein. His prints proved to be very influential and famous. Subject: Antique Master Print, titled:’Spes. Die Hoffnung dein, zu Gott lass sein. Allegory of hope. A standing female figure with a falcon on her hand and an anchor at her feet. The (tamed) falcon was a Christian symbol pursuing hope with courage. The anchor is a heraldic symbol for hope. Condition: Good, given age. Margins cropped to the image edge. Please study scan carefully. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 21.5 x 14 cm. The image size is ca. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 8.5 x 5.5 inch. Medium: Engraving on hand laid paper. ThePrintsCollector – Laurentius Old Master Prints Peter Cornelissen, Frans Laurentius, Joost Bos Margo van Latum-van Dongen, Frank van Latum Located in Zeeland (Noord-Brabant) – The Netherlands. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints. The item “Antique Master Print-ALLEGORY-HOPE-ANCHOR-FALCONRY-Matham-Goltzius-ca. 1620″ is in sale since Thursday, May 12, 2016. This item is in the category “Art\Art Prints”. The seller is “theprintscollector” and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Subject: Religious & Inspirational
- Date of Creation: Pre-1800
- Print Type: Engraving
- Original/Reproduction: Original Print
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller