St Peter Rescued Prison Angel Sleeping Guards 1690 old original engraved printBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Saint Peter Delivered out of Prison--Acts 12
(Divine Intervention, Angel Rescuing Apostle, First Pope of the Catholic Church, Bible, New Testament)
Issued 1690, London by Samuel Roycroft for Richard Blome
Drawn by G. Freman
Engraved by F. van Hove
Fine original antique religious engraving printed in the late-17th century, on quality hand made paper which retains its inherent structural flexibility and soundness.
The engraving is a fine impression with a title banner held aloft by two cherubs.
In Good+ to near VG or better condition, old paper repair at bottom left corner near blank margin, light age dustiness to sheet as typical, overall pleasing.
[note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws]. The scan allows for close inspection of the printed surface.
The printed area remains visually pleasing, a fine impression of an interesting antique image which will look nice when displayed.
A scarce 17th century folio sheet engraving.
Sheet measures c. 15 3/4" H x 9 1/2" W.
Printed area measures c. 12" H x 7 7/8" W