Antique Print-PAUL-HERMIT-CAVE-PALM LEAVES-Pl. 10-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 10: ‘Paulus de kluijzenaar, met palmboom-bladeren bekleed’ (Paul the Hermit, dressed in palm leaves). It shows: a man wearing a garment fashioned of palm leaves, outside his cave in a lush natural surrounding. 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. A small spot of wear in the bottom of the middle fold. Original middle fold. Some general age-related toning and thumbing, please study scan carefully.


(PCO) C218-04

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Dimensions 1 cm


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