1586~hieronymus Wierix, (1553-1619)~st.gregory:four Father~de Vos~rare Print For Sale
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THIS WONDERFUL & RARE PRINT IS TO BE LISTED WITHOUT RESERVE AND FOR THE LOW START PRICE OF £4.99, SO PLEASE WATCH THIS ITEM AND MAKE A offer FOR THIS HIGH VALUE ITEM.
A RARE ENGRAVING FOR YOU TO DECIDE HOW BEST TO RE-FRAME.
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DATED 1586. - DUTCH SCHOOL.
WONDERFUL RARE & ORIGINAL COPPER ENGRAVING/PRINT:
ST.GREGORY: THE FOUR FATHERS OF THE CHURCH.
HIERONYMUS WIERIX, (1553-1619)."
MAERTEN DE VOS, (1532-1603).
JOAN BAPTISTA VRINTS, (1575 fl.-1611/2 died).
Title (series)The four fathers of the church
St Gregory; wearing papal tiara and reading from a large tome on a table.
I HAVE TO CHECK, BUT I THINK THIS IS THE OLDEST PRINT I HAVE, IT HAS UNFORTUNATELY A HOLE TO THE BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER, SEE PHOOT. IF YOU CAREFULLY SEARCH FOR A COPY AND COPY THE MISSING BIT AND SUPER-IMPOSE THIS PRINT OVER THAT - YOU WILL HAVE SOMETHING TO THEN FRAME, OR LEAVE AS IT IS! IN THE PHOTOS SHOW THE PRINT AS BEING LIGHER OR BRIGHTER THAN IT IS I THINK IN REALITY.
I BELIEVE THE PAPER IS LAID PAPER; IT HAS AGE DISCOLOURED THROUGHOUT AND HAS SOME MARKS AND SURFACE DIRT, THERE IS SOME FOXING. PLEASE SEE THE PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THE CLOSE-UP IMAGES.
VERSO, YES I KNOW - IT IS ALMOST CRIMINAL, WHAT SOMEONE HAS DONE TO THIS PRINT, I AM REFERRING TO THE PARCEL TAPE APPLIED VERSO, TO ATTACH THE MOUNT! SEE PHOTO.
IT IS BLANK, WITH BROWNING THROUGHOUT, DARKER IN SOME AREAS, WITH SURFACE DIRT AND MARKS AND SOME FOXING. SLIGHT DAMAGE/GRAZING TO PAPER TO CORNER AREAS. SHEET HAS SOME RIPPLING.
WITH COLLECTORS MARK, VERSO - IN INK CIRCLED.
THE MOUNT IS A BIT TATTY, HAS SLIGHT CREASING AND MARKS.
IT SHOULD LOOK OK WHEN FRAMED AND AS THIS IS AN ORIGINAL AND RARE PRINT & YOU HOPEFULLY WILL STILL ENJOY THIS ENGRAVING.
Hieronymus Wierix (printmaker; Flemish; Male; 1553 - 1619).
Also known as
Wierix, Hieronymus; Wierx, Hieronymus; Wierix, Jerome
One of three brothers, all engravers. Child prodigy. Master in Antwerp in 1572, where remained for the rest of his life. Killed a woman when drunk in 1578. Worked after many designers both for other publishers as well as publishing himself.
Maerten de Vos (painter/draughtsman; Flemish; Male; 1532 - 1603)
Also known as
Vos, Marten de; Vos, Maarten de; de Vos, Maarten; Vos, Maerten de
Painter and draughtsman. Pupil of Pieter de Vos, follower of Frans Floris in Antwerp and presumably of Jacopo Tintoretto in Venice. 1550-1558 in Italy; visited Rome, Venice and possibly Florence. In 1558 master in the Antwerp Guild of St Luke. In 1571 and 1572 dean of the Guild of St Luke. From 1575 mainly print designs. Documented as a Lutheran in 1584, adapting to the prevailing Catholicism in 1585. On the Summer of 1589 a short stay in Ghent. Apart from his sons Daniel (1568-1605) and Maarten the Younger (1576-1613), eleven pupils were registered with the Guild of whom only Wenzel Coeberger (1573) is well known.
Joan Baptista Vrints (publisher/printer; Flemish; Male; 1575 fl. - 1611/2 died)
Also known as
Vrints, Joan Baptista; Vrients, Johannes Baptista
Large-scale publisher of prints and maps in Antwerp. Particular connection with Maarten de Vos. He bought most of Ortelius's plates from his heirs. His own stock was sold at sale in April 1612 when Moretus bought several hundred plates (see Voet, 'Golden Compasses', II p.229, n.5).
SHEET SIZE - HEIGHT - 26 CM (10.25 INCHES) x WIDTH - 19 CM (7.5 INCHES), APPROX.
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How I operate! - PAYMENTS
I BUY A LOT ON TOO AND I EXPECT HONESTY FROM THE SELLERS AND I HAVE NEVER BEEN LET DOWN (SO FAR!) AND I APPLY THAT TO ITEMS FROM MY COLLECTION WHICH I AM SELLING AND I REALLY WANT YOU TO BE HAPPY AND PLEASE NOTE MY 100% response.
I TRY TO PLEASE THE CUSTOMERS AND I HAVE FREQUENTLY REFUNDED THE COST OF POST IF IT IS LESS THAN AN ESTIMATE.
IF YOU WISH FOR A NON-SIGNED FOR SERVICE, AS THIS SERVICE DOES NOT MEET WITH MY CONFIDENCE, BUT TO PLEASE YOU, I CAN AGREE TO SEND WITHOUT THE "SIGNED FOR" BIT, SAVING ABOUT £5, ON THE CONDITION THAT IF IT IS LOST IN THE POST THEN I WILL NOT OFFER A REFUND. IF YOU WANT THIS PLEASE LET ME KNOW, NO LATER THAN 4 HOURS AFTER THE COMPLETION OF THE SALE.
IF THE ITEM IS SENT WITH GLASS, ANY BREAKAGE IN TRANSIT WOULD INFACT INVALIDATE THE INSURANCE, AND IF YOU REQUEST THIS IT CAN BE SENT ENTIRELY AT YOUR RISK, AND ON THE BASIS OF NO RETURNS OF DAMAGED ITEMS.
Thank you for taking the time to view this item, and please take a look at the other Prints: engravings, lithographs, Maps, Vintage original photographs, original works of art, watercolours, oil paintings, drawings, and similar that may be listed over the next few weeks, some will be rare and very special from my collection which was built-up over a few years, which I need to list, as I am trying to clear some space and need to pay some bills!
I accept : PAYPAL - the preferred payment method, but FOR UK BUYERS ONLY I will accept Cheques, and Postal Orders or NO CASH TO BE SENT AS I HAVE READ THIS IS AGAINST RULES.
I am willing to post worldwide and send different products - mainly prints, of different weights and sizes all over the world so I cannot normally quote postage costs in advance, as each item differs and I need to pack it and take to the Post Office first, to obtain the correct price and as some may or may not be sent with the glass as per the buyers request I cannot often pack prior to the completion of the sale.
Refunds may be given if the item is not described accurately, and will be made ASAP after the item has been returned, although your postage and packing costs for the return of the item will not be refunded.
PLEASE NOTE THAT PAYMENT MUST BE COMPLETED NO LATER THAN 10 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF THE SALE COMPLETION, IF NO PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE I RESERVE THE RIGHT TO IMMEDIATELY RESELL, AND REPORT YOUR CONDUCT TO . THANK YOU.
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Please note that the PACKAGING will cost 0.75 PENCE; POSTAGE IS EXTRA AT ROYAL MAIL STANDARD RATES, SEE BELOW.
FOR FREQUENT REPEAT CUSTOMERS I MAY WAIVE THE PACKING CHARGES AT MY DISCRETION, AND I AM HAPPY TO COMBINE THE POST FOR MORE THAN ONE ITEM.
I will Post to UK Or anywhere international / worldwide, but at the full cost as per Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded Delivery /International Signed For Services, unless the sale price is higher than say £35 and in which case insurance will be required and sent using Special Delivery for UK destinations and with INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS THE POST TO BE "INTERNATIONAL SIGNED FOR" only with insurance, as I have had some lost post items by sending normal post! I cannot quote this here as send worldwide and varies according to the delivery address and the size and weight of each package. Please note that as sending recorded (or equivalent for worldwide post). AS INSURANCE WILL VARY ACCORDING TO THE ACHIEVED PRICE YOU MUST WAIT UNTIL INVOICE YOU BEFORE YOU PAY.
THIS IS AN ESTIMATE WAIT UNTIL I INVOICE YOU, ONLY PAY THEN AS I THINK IT WILL BE CHEAPER THAN THE ESTIMATE.
UK FIRST CLASS RECORDED DELIVERY (SIGNED FOR) To include packing is £4.85.
EUROPEAN DESTINATION - £9.35. To include packing. THIS IS AN ESTIMATE WAIT UNTIL I INVOICE YOU, ONLY PAY THEN AS I THINK IT WILL BE CHEAPER THAN THE ESTIMATE.
*** IF THE SALE ENDS AT ABOVE £35 THEN I WILL NEED TO ADD FOR INSURANCE, SO PLEASE DO NOT PAY UNTIL I INVOICE YOU. ***
REST IF WORLD - INTERNATIONAL SIGNED FOR to include packing, to be confirmed.
IF THE ACTUAL POSTAGE COSTS ARE MORE, I WILL REFUND THE DIFFERENCE SHORTLY AFTER POSTING, AND I HAVE FREQUENTLY REFUNDED POST COST WHERE THE BUYER HAS PAID BASED ON THE ESTIMATE WHEN IN FACT AT THE TIME OF POSTING IT WAS CHEAPER.
IF YOU WANT THE ITEM(S) SENT BY NORMAL POST, I.E WITHOUT THE "SIGNED FOR", I AM PREPARED TO SEND ON THIS BASIS ON THE CONDITION THAT ANY LOST IN POST ITEMS ARE AT THE BUYERS RISK AND I WILL NOT OFFER A REFUND IF IT IS LOST. THIS IS NOT NEGOTIABLE AS MY PREFERENCE IS TO SEND "INTERNATIONAL SIGNED FOR".
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