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 21: ‘Avondmaal-houding in de gevangenis, alwaar Lucianus borst tot een tafel verstrekt’ (Prayer before a meal in jail, with Lucianus’ chest serving as table for the bread and wine). 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. Top margin with some faint spots, part of the caption lost in cropping the lower margin. Original middle fold. Some general age-related toning and thumbing, please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-JAIL-MEAL-TABLE-WINE-LUCIANUS-SUPPER-PL. 21-LUYKEN