Antique Portrait Print-QUENTIN MATSYS-Sandrart-1675

Price: € 27,50

Subject: Plate: Portrait of Quentin Matsys / Quinten Matsijs (1466 - 1529). Flemish painter.
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image. This portrait originally appeared with several on a sheet. The individual portraits were cut. No margins. Thin paper spots.
Medium: Original copperplate engraving on verge (with chainlines) type paper. Watermark not visible on every sheet.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 10 x 10 cm. The image size is ca. 10 x 10 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 3.9 x 3.9 inch. The image size is ca. 3.9 x 3.9 inch.
Part Number: 18121
Location: (PCO) C66-05
Description: This original old antique print / plate originates from a first edition of: ´L´Academia Tedesca della Architectura, Scultura & Pittura: oder Teutsche Academie der Edlen Bau-, Bild- und Mahlerey-Künste ...´, by Joachim von Sandrart der Alte., published in Nuremburg, Germany in 1675. The Teutsche Academie is an illustrated compendium of art education and of artist biographies compiled from a variety of sources as well as descriptions of Roman antiquities, inventories of famous private art collections and libraries.

Artists and Engravers: Author and Artist: Joachim von Sandrart der Alte. (1606 - 1688). Sandrart, born in Frankfurt am Main, was a famour art historian, painter, engraver and translator. His most famous work ´Teutsche Academie...´ was published in 1675 and a second extended edition in 1679. This plate engraved by Philipp Kilian (1628-1693).