186. [Dutch]

VAN LEYDEN, Lucas

Sts Peter and Paul seated in a landscape.

Leiden, 1527

Engraving, 10 x 14,6 cm, laid paper (trimmed to platemark, sl. toned, glue stain at upper right corner, tiny rust stain near Paul's knee).

Slightly uneven, grey impression.

St Peter with a key in his right hand to the left, reaching over to point to the book which sits in the lap of St Paul to the right. St Paul's foot rests on his sword and he turns to look at St Peter, gesturing toward him with his right hand, as he turns a page of his book with his left. Later impression.
Ref. New Hollstein (Van Leyden), 106b.

€ 250 / 300

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