Antique Print-JACOB-AGAPIUS-FACE-PORTRAIT-SNAKE-FEATHER-Pl. 65-Luyken-1740

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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 65: ‘t Gezigt van Jakobus / ‘t Gezigt van Agapius’ (The face of Jacob / the face of Agapius). It shows: On the left, a seated figure behind whom someone is standing, both are approached by a man with two snakes. On the left, a sitting man is approached by a woman with a garland around her neck, holding a long feather. 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. Original middle fold. Some general age-related toning and thumbing, please study scan carefully.

Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-JACOB-AGAPIUS-FACE-PORTRAIT-SNAKE-FEATHER-PL. 65-LUYKEN

(PCO) C218-26

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