‘O.D. GORDON, COLLONEL VAN HET GENOOTSCHAP PRO PATRIA ET LIBERTATE TE UTRECHT’ ‘(FRENCH TEXT)”
This print shows a portrait of Colonel Otto Derk Gordon pointing his finger to his rifle and leading a batalion of soldiers, one playing a drum. He was Colonel of the Dutch society ‘Pro patria et libertate’ in Utrecht.
Made by Reinier Vinkeles & Cornelis Bogerts after Cornelis van Cuylenburgh.
Engraving, etching on handlaid paper. Watermark: No.
Sheet size: 32.8 x 43.3 cm (12.91 x 17.05 inch). Image size: 18.8 x 30 cm. (7.4 x 11.81 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Tear in left margin and in lower margin been restored. Some vertical folds, Crinkles. Two stains in margin and on reverse. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
COLONEL-OTTO DERK GORDON-PRO PATRIA-UTRECHT-HOLLAND-SOCIETY-PLAYING DRUMS-SOLDIERS MARCHING
This attractive print was published by Weppelman and Lieftinck in 1784.
State: Second state of 2.
Reference: FMP 1914a.