‘Ducum Brabantiae’ / ‘Philippus IIII. Dux. Brab. Hisp. II. Rex.”
Engraving on handlaid (verge type) paper.
Sheet size: 18,5 x 28 cm. (7,3 x 11 inch). Image size: 14,5 x 19,5 cm. (5,7 x 7,7 inch).
This attractive print was published in: ‘Ducum Brabantiae Chronica’ by Adriaan van Baerland en Jan Moretus. Printed at Plantijn, Antwerp, around 1600. There were 36 plates of Dukes of Brabant in this book. This plate also appeared in ‘Annales ducum seu Principum Brabantiae totiusque’ by Francicus van der Haer (also Haraeus). Published in Antwerp by Moretum & Moreti c. 1620.
Made by ‘Jan Collaert’ after ‘Otto van Veen’. Jan Collaert, member of the famous Flemish Collaert family of engravers, 16th and 17th centuries. Otto van Veen, also known by his Latinized name Otto Venius or Octavius Vaenius, (c.1556 ? 6 May 1629) was a painter, draughtsman, and humanist active primarily in Antwerp and Brussels in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century.
Condition: Good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: PORTRAIT-KING PHILIP II-KING OF SPAIN-PORTUGAL