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A Sergeant from the Officers and Soldiers of the Bodyguard of Emperor Rudolph II

De Gheyn II, Jacob (1565-1629) after Goltzius, Hendrick (1558-1617)

Engraving on laid paper

ca. 1587

Jacob de Gheyn II (1565-1629)  A Sergeant from the Officers and Soldiers of the Bodyguard of Emperor Rudolph II, ca. 1587

Jacob de Gheyn II (1565-1629)

A Sergeant from the Officers and Soldiers of the Bodyguard of Emperor Rudolph II, ca. 1587

Engraving on laid paper

22.30h x 16.60w cm

Description

DimensionsPlate: 223 x 166 mm.  8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. Sheet: 363 x 263 mm.   14 1/4 x 10 3/8 in

References:            Bartsch III, 8; Hollstein 360; New Hollstein 183, first state of two

Signature:              Signed in the plate “HG excu” lower left

Annotation:           Numbered in the plate “8” lower left; titled in the plate “Ante ferox Signanus ago promptum agmen ad arma, Haudq parum debent parta trophaea mihi” bottom

Watermark:           Unidentified partial watermark

Provenance:           P&D Colnaghi and Co., Ltd. (London); 1980 to

                              David Tunick, Inc.

Condition:             Small diagonal tear across sword and castle, middle of the sheet, right of the figure