Copper plate engraving on verge type hand-laid paper. Authenticity guaranteed. on paper.
Size in cm: The image size is ca. 20 x 11 cm. Size in inch: The image size is ca. 7.9 x 4.3 inch.
This engraving shows the castle of Ravesteyn, The Netherlands. This plate originates from the work by Cantillon 1757 edition (see description) This or a similar original old antique print can be found in different works: ‘Groot werreldlyk tooneel des hertogdoms van Braband …’ or its latin version ‘Castella et Praetoria Nobilium Brabantiae …’, (transl.: Castles in the Duchy of Brabant.) by Jakob Le Roy, published 1690-1730. And also: ‘Vermakelykheden van Brabant, en deszelfs onderhoorige Landen…’ or its French version ‘Delices de Brabant et de ses campagnes…’, by Philipe de Cantillon, published 1757-1770. This plate originates from the 1757 Cantillon ed. Artists and Engravers: Author: Jacques Le Roy, also referred to as Jacob or Jacobus, was a Flemish baron, historian and theologian who lived from 1633-1719. The engravers in this work include: Henricus Causé (1648-1699), Franz Ertinger (1640-1710), J.Harrewijn, Robert Whitehand, Bouttats, N.Stramot, G. De Bruyn after drawings by J. Van Croes. This plate by J. van Croes.
Condition: Excellent given age. Rear blank. General age related toning. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-CASTLE OF RAVESTEYN-RAVENSTEIN-NETHERLANDS-LE ROY-CANTILLON