The death of the two Prophets

Method Copper engraving
Artist L. Masson after Bernard Lens
Published London, printed for the undertaker R. Blome, Her Majesty's Cosmographical Printer, dwelling at the Green Balcony in Durham Yard; and sold by S. Sprint at the Bell, and Jo. Nicholson at the King's Arms, in Little Britain, 1705
Dimensions Image 303 x 197 mm, Plat 338 x 207 mm, Sheet 407 x 250 mm
Notes A plate depicting the death of the two prophets Elijah and Moses by a dragon in Revelations from Nicholas Fontaine's The history of the Old and New Test Testament : extracted out of sacred Scripture and writings of the fathers... with banner above held by putti dedicating the plate to Sir Thomas Barnardistow by Richard Blome.

Bernard Lens I (c.1630 - 1707) was a Dutch painter, primarily of miniatures, and a writer of religious treatises. Both his son, Bernard Lens II, and his grandson, Bernard Lens III, also grew up to become artists.

Condition: Two shirt repaired tears top margin not affecting the plate or image, some all light creasing and toning.
Framing mounted
Price £150.00
Stock ID 52282