Subject: 3 Antique drawings, titled: ‘Reynardus Willem van Rossum […] en Maria Engelen […].’ – Set of a drawing and 2 prints including an attractive large decorative marriage allegory made for Reynardus Willem van Rossum (1792-1874) and Maria Engelen (1792-1853), which took place on July 12, 1815. Their 3 children are listed at left: Joannes Jakobus Albertus (1816-1817), Joannes Jakobus Albertus (1817-1818) and Wilhelmina Maria Jakoba (1819-1893). We found reference that Reynardus was a reformed minister in Alphen. Apparently he married again in 1822 with Johanna Groenemeyer and had 2 more children. This set further includes a crayon style lithograph by J.P. Berghaus made in 1854 and a lithographic cerficate of membership of the ‘Hollandsche Maatschappij van landbouw.’ (Dutch Society of Agriculture, Alphen region.)
Condition: Good, given age. Paper edges with some small tears. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Pen and ink with watercolour drawing and crayon style lithograph on wove paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 55.5 x 43 cm. The image size is ca. 51 x 40 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 21.9 x 16.9 inch. The image size is ca. 20.1 x 15.7 inch.
Part Number: 64058
Description: Source unknown, to be determined.
Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Anonymous’ after an anonymous artist. Portrait by J.P. Berghaus. Certificate by Deguerrois. Johann Peter Berghaus (1810-1872) was a very productive German portrait lithographer. He was active in Leiden.