Auction 44 EDITIONS

Lot 2

van Leiden Lucas (1494-1533)all works of the author

"The Adoration of the Magi", 1513

An exact copy of the early nineteenth century unknown master of engraving by Lucas van Leiden
Paper, engraving
30.5 x 43.5 cm
Signed "L" on "metal plate" bottom left, date right
Lucas van Leiden (1494-1533) - Dutch painter and engraver. Born in Leiden, The Netherlands. He studied with his father, Hugo Jacobs, and then with Cornelius Engelbrechsen. Previously mastered the art of engraving, worked in Leiden and Middelburg. Member of the Leiden Painter's Guild (1514) and St. Luke's Guild in Antwerp (1522). He lived in Antwerp for some time, after which he returned to Leiden, where he lived and worked for the rest of his life.

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