Georgius Tradelius Reip, Augustan. IC. [Georg Tradel]

Method Copper engraving
Artist attributed to Dominicus Custodis
Published c.1590
Dimensions Image 173 x 124 mm, Sheet 175 x 129 mm
Notes Georg Tradel, 1530-98 a lawyer and jurist in Augsburg

Dominicus Custos, German printmaker, c. 1560 - 1615. Founder of dynasty of engravers in Augsburg. Son of Pieter Baltens de Costere in Antwerp, emigrated as Protestant c.1579 and in Augsburg by 1584 working for the Fugger. Married widow of Bartolomeus Kilian the Elder in 1588. Worked for Archduke Ferdinand of Tyrol at his Innsbruck court 1582-1593 while remaining based in Augsburg. Father of Raphael, David and Jacob Custos and stepfather of Lukas and Wolfgang Kilian.

Le Blanc 46, Old-Hollstein German v.VI, New-Hollstein ZA.9.a.5534, Drugulin Porträt-Kat. 21252

Condition: Trimmed just outside of the plate, glued to album page
Framing unmounted
Price £45.00
Stock ID 17225