Antique Print-MYTHOLOGY-GODS-PRINTING-FAME-MINERVA-Lairesse-Glauber-c.1701

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This prints shows an allegory on printing. The flying Fame (Fama) reaches Minerva a crown of honour. On the background the personification of printing, a woman with al large metal placard in her hands. This print is part of a series of mythological and allegoric representations.

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SKU: RBOS-521 Categories: ,

Description

Etching on hand laid (vergé) paper.
Sheet size: 22 x 26,5 cm. (8,7 x 10,4 inch). Image size: 14,5 x 18 cm. (5,7 x 7,1 inch).

Published by Leonard Schenk (1656-1726) c. 1700. Ref: Hollstein German 33.1(3); Roy D.180.

Made by ‘Johannes Glauber’ after ‘Gerard de Lairesse’. Johannes Glauber (1656-1726) originated from Amsterdam. He spent several years in Italy. He is a typical artist of the late 17th. Century with very classical, arcadian landscapes. Gerard de Lairesse (1640-1711) was a Belgian/Dutch Golden Age engraver/etcher, painter and art theorist, born in Liege, moved in 1660 to Berlin, in 1665 to Amsterdam and moved to The Hague around 1684.

Condition: Good, given age. Light creasing, soiling and some stains. Some worm holes in left margin. A few small tears in paper edges. Rust stains in margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: MYTHOLOGY-GODS-PRINTING-FAME-MINERVA

RBOS-A5-13

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Dimensions 26 × 22 × 1 cm

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