The Muses of the Handcraft -  1574

Frans Floris                 Cornelis Cort               Hieronymus Cock            Humanism     


Engraver (?)
Cornelis Cort (1533-1578)

Painter-engraver born in Hoorn (NL) Pupil of Hieronymus Cock. He went to Venice and was a pupil of Titian. Later he was in Rome and founded a studio for engraving who formed Carraci and Thommasin. His engraved work is important


Inventor (?)
 Frans Floris (1516-1570)

Painter, Frans De Vriendt known as Frans Floris. Together with his brothers, his father and grandfather he belongs to a very important family of artist covering sculpture, painting, glass painting, miniature... He was a pupil of Lambert Lombard and highly influenced by the renaissance. Fascinated by Italy he arrived in Rome in 1541 when Michelangelo finished his paintings of the walls of the Sistine chapel. Floris, also called the Flemish RaphaŽl brought the Italian art to Flanders. One of the most important artists for the early period in Antwerp.
Carl De Mallery (1571-1635)

Drawer and engraver from Antwerp. Pupil of Philips Galle. Master in 1597. He was married to Catherine Galle.


Musen des Handwerks

Ops, Pales, Arachne, Larunda, Doris, Bellona, Panacea, Politia

A complete series of 8 prints published by Carl de Mallery. These prints where first published in 1574 by Philips Galle.
See reference in the Herzog August Bibliothek





Rare important set in top condition.
Good impressions on laid paper.

20,50 cm in height by 24,50 cm wide on plate border
In a full sheet measuring 26 by 31 cm

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