Copperplate engraving(s) on a verge type of hand laid paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 19.5 x 31.5 cm. The image size is ca. 18 x 25 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 7.7 x 12.4 inch. The image size is ca. 7.1 x 9.8 inch.
Plate: This sheet has 4 engravings with portraits of the 128th Pope Martinus / Martin III (died in the year 946), 129th Pope Agapetus II (died in the year 955), 130th Pope Joannes / John XII (died in the year 964), 131th Pope Leo VIII (died in the year 965). This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: ‘Triomph der Pausen van Roomen over alle hare Benyders ende Bestryders met eene volkomen, ende overtuyghende wederlegginghe van alle de lasteringhen, en valscheden van de sectarisen..’ (Transl.: Victory of the Roman Popes over those who envy and fight them, and a convincing plea against all laster and fraud by the sectarians / sects.) published in Antwerpen, Michiel Knobbaert, by het Prosessen-huys, in S.Peeter, 1678.Artists and Engravers: Author: Cornelius Hazart (1617-1690) was a Dutch Jesuit controversialist, orator, and writer of polemical history. Engraver: Frederik Bouttats, born in Antwerp c. 1620.
Condition: Very good given age. General age related toning. Edges slightly browned. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-POPE-SAINT-MARTIN III-AGAPETUS-JOHN XII-LEO VIII-HAZART