Maarten de Vos, after. 27. Onofrius, religious hermit.  Etching by Sadeler. Late XVI C.
Maarten de Vos, after. 27. Onofrius, religious hermit.  Etching by Sadeler. Late XVI C.
Maarten de Vos, after. 27. Onofrius, religious hermit.  Etching by Sadeler. Late XVI C.
Maarten de Vos, after. 27. Onofrius, religious hermit.  Etching by Sadeler. Late XVI C.
Maarten de Vos, after. 27. Onofrius, religious hermit.  Etching by Sadeler. Late XVI C.
Maarten de Vos, after. 27. Onofrius, religious hermit.  Etching by Sadeler. Late XVI C.
Maarten de Vos, after. 27. Onofrius, religious hermit.  Etching by Sadeler. Late XVI C.
Maarten de Vos, after. 27. Onofrius, religious hermit.  Etching by Sadeler. Late XVI C.
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Artist:  Maarten de Vos, Flemish, 1532 – 1603), after.
Engraver:  Sadeler.
Title:  27. Onofrius, religious hermit (Saint Onuphrius, patron saint of weavers).
Signed, Numbered, and Inscribed in plate: Sadeler ex:  In the margin, two columns of Latin, every two lines "Divinis oculis pergratus ONOFRIUS ... esuriem". Numbered below center "27".
Dimensions: Plate 6 7/8 x 8 1/2. Sheet 9 1/2 x 13.
Publisher: Sadeler.
Edition:  Solitudo sive vitæ Patrum eremicolarum (Solitude or the life of the Hermit Fathers).
DateLate XVI C.
Materials and Techniques: etching on laid paper.
Watermark: yes.
Mat and Frame
: matted.
Provenance:  The Estate of George "Yorgo" Demetrakopoulos; professor, assistant director of the Medieval Institute, and assistant to the dean at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, from 1965-2000.
Condition: Spots. The signs of aging are appropriate for the time. A detailed condition report is available on demand.
Part of: Male hermits. Plate 27. 
Art Movements, Periods & Schools: Flemish School XVI C. Dutch School XVI C.
Note: Images of Saint Onuphrius correspond with the general concept of a "wild man," covered with hair and wearing a girdle of leaves.