182. [Dutch]

After Maarten VAN HEEMSKERCK

The Story of Tobias.

After 1556

10 engravings, c. 20,5 x 24,5 cm, signed "Martinus Heemskerck" on 1st pl., numbered 1-10 (wide margins, sl. wear with a few small stains in margins).

Stuck under passe-partout.

Complete series of 10 pl. comprising: 1. Tobit blinded by sparrow's dropping. - 2. Tobit refusing to accept the kid. - 3. Tobias and the angel taking leave of Tobit. - 4. Tobias catching the fish in the river Tigris. - 5. Raguel welcoming Tobias. - 6. The marriage of Tobias and Sarah. - 7. Tobias burning the heart and liver of the fish. - 8. Tobias, Sarah and the angel taking leave of Raguel and Edna. - 9. The homecoming of Tobias. - 10. The departure of the angel. Pl. 1: 2nd state by Theodoor Galle, pl. 7 and 8: 1st state, all others: only states.
Ref. New Hollstein (Van Heemskerck), 189-198.

€ 300 / 400

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