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27 Heemskerck -Samson smiting the Philistines 178

Title: Religious
Description: THE STORY OF SAMSON - 1560
SAMSON SMITING THE PHILISTINES

From a series of six circular plates (NH 85-90)
Here a first state with the publishers address of H. Cock.

Riggs 1977 121
New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 15 (Philips Galle)
New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 88.I (Maarten van Heemskerck


Invented by Maerten van Heemskerck.
Engraved by Philips Galle
Published by Hieronymus Cock.
Dating from around 1560.

Samson smiting the Philistines with the jawbone of an ass; a ferocious battle with a heap of bodies below; in the distance a field of wheat is in flames and Samson walks off with some gates; round plate

Additional Information
SKU MH88
Picture Size 27 cm diameter
Specification Print
technic Engraving
Artist Phillips Galle
period 16th Century
School Dutch
subject Religious
rating *****
Technique: Price:
On Request
  • Number: 1780003
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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