Original etching/engraving on a verge type paper on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 16 x 14 cm. The image size is ca. 15 x 12.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 6.3 x 5.5 inch. The image size is ca. 5.9 x 4.9 inch.
Plate 77: ‘De Keyzer neemende eenen Domheer zyn kostelyken hoed van ‘t hoofd’ (The Emperor takes the hat off a canon member). It shows: The emperor scornfully takes the cappello hat of a richly dressed canon member. This original engraving originates from ‘Tafereelen der eerste Christenen, bestaande in 92 konstprenten’ (Scenes of the first Christians, in 92 prints). This book was published in 1740 in Amsterdam by Gerrity de Groot and Jacobus Rijkhof. The prints by Luyken are accompanied by texts by P. Langendyk and C. Bruyn.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Jan Luyken after his own designs
Condition: Very good, given age. Left and right margins cropped a little close to the image, not affecting image Original middle fold. Some general age-related toning and thumbing, please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-HAT-EMPEROR-CANON-CAPPELLO ROMANO-SCORN-PL. 77-LUYKEN