Pieter Baltens de Costere, known as Custodis (1525-1598) - ‘Bauduin a la hache. 12° Comte’ 16th century

Omschrijving
Pieter Baltens de Costere, known as Custodis (1525-1598) - ‘Bauduin a la hache. 12° Comte’ 16th century
Etching and burin - Not signed 1580 with certificate of authenticity

Fine etching and burin, from a private collection, on fine laid paper with watermark, from the famous work by Martin Corneille:
Les Genealogies et anciennes descentes des forestiers et comtes de Flandre,
Engraved by Pieter Baltens de Costere, alias Custodis, 1525-1598

Here, depicted with weapons and shield is:
Baudouin VIIº called a la Hache (1093-1119)
12th Count of Flanders from 1111 to 1119

Pieter Baltens de Costere, known as Custodias (1525-1598)
.
His career and artistic development and that of the Flemish painter Pieter Bruegel the Elder were closely intertwined.
In fact, in 1550-1551 Bruegel worked as an assistant to Peeter Baltens.

He is recognised as one of the main inventors of the genre of the village scene in Flemish and Dutch art.


With certificate of authenticity.

Kavelgegevens
Kunstenaar
Pieter Baltens de Costere, detto Custodis (1525-1598)
Titel van kunstwerk
“Bauduin a la hache. 12° Comte” XVI sec.
Jaar
1580 con certificato d’autenticità
Techniek
Ets, etsnaald
Handtekening
Ongesigneerd
Staat
Over het algemeen in goede staat
Verkoop met lijst
Nee
Totale afmetingen
195×140×1 mm
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