Hispanus (The Spanish Horse) after 1578
Antonius II Wierix
* c.1555 in Antwerp † 1604 in Antwerp
Engraving. Size of sheet: 27.7 x 35 cm.
After Jan van der Straet (1523 – 1605).
LITERATURE: Hollstein 2199 (The Wierix Family).
Plate 5 from rare and exceptional series of engravings of horses from the famous work Equile Ioannis austriaci Caroli V imp.f (The Stables of Don Juan of Austria / Le Haras de Don Juan d'Autriche) published in Antwerp in by Ph. Galle, circa 1580.
Very fine impression with full margins of this sought-after image.