14 Roman Emperors on Horseback (title page) 187


Title: Roman Emperors on Horseback (title page)
Author: Collaert, Adriaen (c.1560-1618) after Straet, Johannes van (1523-1605); Stradanus
Description: As from Hollstein:'personification of the river Tiber with the wolf feeding Romulus and Remus; in background Troy burning and Aeneas fleeing with his father; at upper center an eagle; in niche at left Venus, at right Mars; at bottom center a medallion with the portrait of Johannes Stradanus'. Signed at the bottom left:'Adrian. Collaert sculp' at bottom center:'IOANNES STRADAN inuent'. Titled on the scroll above:'IMPERATORUM XIL A SVETONIO.... A PHILIPPO GALLEO.' Two lines in Latin below:'Vt boni ciuis est... administrare principatum'.
Colouring: EURO 182 INCL. VAT
Condition: Prenten, Historieprenten, Allegorieen
Technique: Engraving on paper with margins; platemark: 325 x 217mm, total: 420 x 257 mm; state I/2; New Hollstein 1178 OMP (Old Masters Prints Black Folders) C (5)
  • Number: 1870482 (60294)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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