Home / Views of Malta / LUYKEN – St Paul’s shipwreck – De Schipbreuk van Paulus aan’t Eyland Melite – 1747 – SOLD LUYKEN – St Paul’s shipwreck – De Schipbreuk van Paulus aan’t Eyland Melite – 1747 – SOLD LUYKEN – St Paul’s shipwreck – De Schipbreuk van Paulus aan’t Eyland Melite – 1747 – SOLD Description Reviews (0) Description LUYKEN, Johannes (1649-1712) – 1747 Title of Map: De Schipbreuk van Paulus aan’t Eyland Melite. Handel : XXVII. V : 41 Le Naufrage de Saint Paul al’Isle de Malte. Actes XXVII . y : 41 Area Depicted: The Shipwreck of Paul on the Island of Malta. [Many vignettes are portrayed including the viper biting St. Paul on the hand.] Engraver: Johannes Luyken Author: Pieter Mortier Title: Icones Biblicae Veteris et Novi Testamenti Year: 1747 Plate size: 342 x 445 mm Engraving size: 328 x 435 mm Printing method: copper engraving Notes: One of the finest series of 18th. Century Bible prints, artistically and psychologically. Titles are in Dutch and French. The artist is Jan Luyken (Loiken, Luycken) at his best. There were at least three editions. The first was edited by P. Mortier (1704). The second was printed in Covens and Mortier (1729). And then the plates were bought by F. Houttuyn who came out with a new edition (1747). Description: Relevant Biblical Passage: Acts 27.41: “41 And falling into a place where two seas met, they ran the ship aground; and the forepart stuck fast, and remained unmoveable, but the hinder part was broken with the violence of the waves.” Reviews There are no reviews yet. Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.