Sadeler, Raphael I (1560-1632) and Sadeler, Johannes I (1550-1600), after Vos, Maarten de (1532-1603)

SYMMACHUS (nr. 7 from the serie ORACULUM ANACHORETICUM)

Symmacus decides to gradually retire himself as eremit: on the left he is sitting talking to another man, and on the right the progressive retirement of Symmacus on the top of a mountain. Late impression. Inscribed on the bottom left: ‘cu priv. Su Pont. et S. Caes. Ma.’; ‘Joa. Sadel. sculp.’; ‘Vos figur. ‘; lettered on the bottom: ‘Commoda Caesareae despexi SYMMACHUS aulae, / Sed tamen in sylvis commoda parva capit / Rusticus ista dabat vitio; tum Symmachus illi. / Respice, qualis eras: respice, qualis eram.’ Hollstein de Vos, 1057

Engraving on paper; broad margins; platemark: 168 x 207 mm; total: 218 x 270 mm. In the sky towards the right a line in ink. PB01SS(Symmachus)

Incl. BTW  145,20

Excl. BTW  120,00

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