Portfolio of engravings by Karl Van Bockel


Jean LE CLERC editor

Portfolio comprising the series of Saints Ermites (25), Solitudo sive Vitae Foeminarum Anachoritarum (22), Trophaeum Vitae Solitariae (22), Sylvae Sacrae (25), Oraculum Anachoreticum (16) after Karl Van Bockel.

Copper engraving
Engravings after the Flemish artist from 17th Century, Van Bockel representing series with saints, praying or meditating hermits in landscapes each with their particular attributes.

Subjects: approx. 15 x 20 cm (6 x 7-3/4 in.) - Portfolio: 20 x 25 cm (7-3/4 x 9-3/4 in.)

Fair condition, yellowed sheets, accidents on margins, certain plates have tears on subjects, humidity stains and brown stains, worm holes on several pages on lower text. The first sets have major losses along worn binding, loose spine

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013100563