Original antique print showing a portrait of Daniel Heinsius (1580 – 1655), one of the most famous scholars of the Dutch Renaissance.
Made by Peter Aubry after Willem Groot.
Medium: Engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 11.9 x 19.2 cm (4.69 x 7.56 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Some wrinkles, cut into plate left side and a few spots. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
DANIEL HEINSIUS-PORTRAIT | PCO-C45-03
Published c. 1650.
Biography engraver: Peter Aubry (1596-1666), also known as Peter Aubry II, German engraver and publisher born in Oppenheim and active in Strasbourg; the son of Peter Aubry I, a printmaker.