2 Rare Antique Prints-Etching-THEATRE PLAY-HOLLANDSCHE LYS-Quintijn-Kittesteyn-1629



Title and feasting company.


Subject: Title engraving with scenes relating to a foolish virgin, a child murder and an exemplary household / family  and a plate depicting a feasting company. Attached to 3 sheets with manuscript writing, probably from a later date (18th.c.?).

Medium: Etching / engraving on hand laid paper (verge).

Artists and engravers: Plates made by Cornelis van Kittesteyn after Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne.

Source: From ‘De Hollandsche Lijs met de Brabantsche Belij …’, by Gilles Jacobs Quintijn, 1629.

Biographies: Cornelis van Kittesteyn / Kittestein / Kittesteijn (1597-1652) was a Dutch engraver, draughtsman and art dealer from Delft, active in Haarlem. Adriaen Pietersz van de Venne (1589-1662), was a reknown Dutch painter of allegories, genre subjects and portraits, as well as a miniaturist and designer of political satires, book illustrations and a versifier.

Ref: Hollstein Dutch 21.

Sheet Size: c. 26 x 32 cm.

Image Size: c. 11 x 8 cm.

Condition: Very Good, trimmed; attached to carrier sheet with manuscript writing. Please study scan(s) carefully.

Provenance: none.

Preview item, not fully described. Inquire.

Storage: Expo-Dutch

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