“Quintum Creationis Opus – Creation of Animals”
Description: Copper engraving of an image of God (man, center in robes, with aura around his head, arms extended) standing on shore surrounded by birds, fish and other animals; filling the sky and covering the ground. Text below, in German, “Das Funfte Tag der Schopfung. Quintus Creationis Opus…” (The Fifth Day of Creation) Engraving on copper, based on Genesis, Ch. 1. Originally engraved by Jan Sadeler, ca. 1585.
Geo/Culture: Europe –German
Title: Quintum Creationis Opus – Creation of Animals
Artist/Maker: de Vos, Marten –Engelbrecht, Martin
Date: ca. 1720
Material: engraving, paper
Dimensions: [H]7 1/16″ [W]9 7/8″