Johannes Sadeler I (1550-1600), after Christoffel Schwartz (1545-1592)
[Antique print, engraving] Rest during the Flight into Egypt/Rustpauze tijdens de vlucht naar Egypte, ca 1500-1600.
Beautiful engraving with the Holy Family resting under a tree whilst going into Egypt.
Four lines of text in Latin below: “Expleat Herodes Christi … redeunte salus”. Signed below: “Gristoph. Schwartz pinx. MONACHII, Joan Sadeler scalpt. excud.’ with a dedication to the physician William the V of Bavaria.
Engraving on paper, trimmed close to plate mark; total: 276 x 206 mm; some defects on the surface of the paper: dotting over the right angel and some ink rubbing at the bottom left. Otherwise in great condition. Hollstein 302.