Antique Print – SICK MAN-DEATH-DO NOT MOURN-27-HOOGHE after VIGNE – 1694



27 – As Jesus while carrying the cross tells women not to mourn over him but over themselves, teaches a sick man not to mourn over his nearing death and the women that they keep living. Plate is accompanied by an original description (Dutch) comparing Jesus final hours and acts to the actions a sick man should take to prepare for death.

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Etching and engraving on hand laid (verge type) paper. Watermark: fragment coat of arms.
Sheet size: 17,6 x 23,3 cm. (6,9 x 9,2 inch). Image size: 14,5 x 18,5 cm. (5,7 x 7,3 inch).

From: ‘Spiegel om wel te sterven […]’, by David dela Vigne, second ed., published in Amsterdam by Johannes Stichter, 1694. First published in 1673. With the plates by Romeyn de Hooghe. (Transl.: ‘Reflection / mirror for dying correctlty …), which show a man preparing for death accompanied by an emblem in the background relating to Christ’s Passion. Ref: Funck 350; Cohen-R.232; Lewine 109; Landwehr 84

Made by Romeyn de Hooghe after David dela Vigne.

Condition: Good, given age. Plate in fine condition. Paper margins with soiling and some staining from handling. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.



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Dimensions 17 × 17 × 1 cm


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