Daniel Good Rare Books and Engravings
1589 J.Amman (1539-91) coloured by Rottenhammer (c 1600) - Jacob in Paddan Aram - Religious Art
Jacob Arrives in Paddan Aram
Woodcut By Jost Amman (1539-91) with addition initial HS to the plate.
Jost Amman (June 13, 1539 – March 17, 1591) was a Swiss-German artist, celebrated chiefly for his woodcuts, done mainly for book illustrations. He also executed many of the woodcut illustrations for the Bible published at Frankfurt by Sigismund Feierabend in 1589
Exquisite hand colour by Dominikus Rottenhammer, early 16th Century. Heightened with gold leaf.
Superb piece of Museum quality.