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. 17.5 x 28 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 7.7 x 12.4 inch. The image size is ca. 6.9 x 11 inch.
Plate: ‘CCXII Nicolaus V.’ This plate shows the portrait of the 208th Pope Nicholas V (1397 – 1455). Surrounded by allegorical borders with Mother Mary, Cherubs and other Christian symbols and relics/objects. 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-NICHOLAS V-NICOLAUS-MOTHER MARY-CHERUBS-HAZART