Original antique print showing a portrait of Rombout Hogerbeets (1561 – 1625), a Dutch statesman and jurist, tried for treason together with Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Hugo Grotius, and Gilles van Ledenberg during the political crisis of 1617-1618 in the Dutch Republic, and sentenced to life-imprisonment. He shared Loevestein prison with Grotius).
Made by Matthijs Pool after Jan Anthonisz van Ravesteyn.
Medium: Engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 15.8 x 20.8 cm (6.22 x 8.19 inch). Image size: 13 x 16.8 cm. (5.12 x 6.61 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Some foxing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
ROMBOUT HOGERBEETS-RUMOLDUS-PORTRAIT-PROOF | PCO-C45-14
Published in The Netherlands c. 1700.
State: Probably a rare proof impression before finished corners and captions.
Biography engraver: Matthijs Pool (1676?1740) was an engraver from the Northern Netherlands.
Biography artist: Jan Anthonisz van Ravesteyn (1572(?) – 1657) was a successful portrait painter to the Dutch court in The Hague.