Populus urbem instaurat [Israelites building Jeusalem]


Title: Populus urbem instaurat [Israelites building Jeusalem]
Author: after Tempesta, Antonio (1555-1630)
Description: Engraving nr. 24 from a set published in reverse by Van Aels after Tempesta. In this picture the Israelites are building the walls of the city of Jerusalem. Inscribed at the bottom in the center:'POPVLVS VRBEM INSTAV/RAT.' Numbered on the bottom right '24'; four Latin lines on the bottom:'Instaurare nouo pars diruta moenia Saxo / Apparat, et trepida pars tenet arma manu // Finitimo uerrit hoste metus, sic tempore eodem / Alter ab alterius munere sumit opem'
Colouring: EURO 242 INCL. VAT
Condition: Prenten, Theologie, Religie
Technique: Engraving on paper, trimmed to platemark; total: 209 x 288 mm; evenly yellowed, reinforced on the back; fragile margins, tear on the bottom. Bartsch XVII 259 (2), Le Blanc 29 (2)
  • Number: 1870470 (60281)
  • Dealer: Antiquariaat van der Steur Den Haag

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