Original antique print showing a portrait of Bernard Nieuwentyt (1654-1718) a Dutch philosopher, mathematician, physician, magistrate, mayor (of Purmerend), and theologian. He was famous for the relationship religion and science.
Made by Philip van Gunst after Dirck Valkenburg.
Medium: Engraving on hand laid paper.
Sheet size: 18 x 24 cm (7.09 x 9.45 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Small tear top lefdt corner. Remains from previous attachment on rear. Light soiling. Some foxing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
BERNARD NIEUWENTYT-PORTRAIT | RB-A8-05
Source: unknown, to be determined.
Biography engraver: Philip van Gunst (1685-1732) was a dutch engraver and draughtsman who engraved many book illustrations and portraits.