St Liphardus

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Sadeler Raphael (1560-1632)
mm 200x170 (etching) mm 365x305 (ext. frame)
Catalog: MZ S.A
Code: A423

Raphael Sadeler (1560-1632), from a drawing by Maarten de Vos


St Liphardus

"Mittebat socium certos LIPHARDVS in usus: Liphardus, frater cui Leonardus erat.

Ecce sequens iuuennem baculo sese implicat anguis, At sibi dimidium sernit abesse sui."


Original etching on coeval copper plate. From:

SOLITUDO SIVE VITAE PATRUM EREMICOLARUM Per antiquissimum Patrem D. Hieronimum eorundem primarium olim conscripta: iam vero primum aeneis laminis idà ioannis et Raphael Sadeler frairù imprensis scampt: et excusa.


This etching, datable on 1580, represents St Liphardus kneeling and holding a crucifix. In front of Aaron's serpent-headed staff with a younger hermit on the path.

Assembled in beautiful artisanal frame.

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