Raphael Sadeler after Marten de Vos
Saint Arnulf of Metz (Arnulphus)
as a Hermit
Engraving circa 1600 by Raphael Sadeler I (1560 Antwerp – 1632 Munich) from the series of engravings of Hermits “Oraculum Anachoreticum” after drawings by Marten de Vos.
17 X 21 cm (plate)
Condition: Cut to edge of platemark and mounted on old paper.
Saint Arnulf of Metz was born into a Frankish family sometime around 580 and became the Bishop of Metz. He retired as a monk and was canonized as a saint after his death.
Annotated: Vos fig R. Sadeler sculpsit