The Mercies of Christ – 1595

The Mercies of Christ

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The Mercies of Christ (Emblem). Antwerp, 1595. From the series “Dominica Post Pentecosten” – the First Sunday After Pentecost, depicting scenes from Matthew 8 and Luke 6. Conceptual artist, Marteen de Vos (signature). Engraver, Karel van Mallery (signature). Probable publisher, either Philips Galle or Joannes Galle. A clean and sharp impression, uncut, on laid paper. Image is 9″ x 5.75″. With margins 11″ x 8.2″. This “emblematic” engraving of was designed as a teaching aid and originated with the Jesuit community; note the letters A thru G in the engraving, and the legend below. This fine example comes from the “After Pentecost” season, depicting 7 allegorical scenes A thru G.

Engraving and COA set in a museum-quality Bifold Portfolio, of linen cloth and silk moire, within archival sleeves; COA on premium “gold leaf” paper with gold seal and signature.

Additional information

State

Unknown, 1595, probably the only state.

Condition

Clean and sharp impression on uncut laid paper.

Testament

New Testament