Antique Print – SICK MAN-LAST WILL-TESTAMENT-NOTARY-10-HOOGHE after VIGNE – 1694

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375.00

10, 11, 12, 13 – Set of 4. As Jesus told his disciples to drink from a cup and accept this as a blood testament, a sick man should prepare for death by preparing his last will. A notary / estate attorney is called in to document this. 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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10, 11, 12, 13

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.

Keywords: SICK MAN-LAST WILL-TESTAMENT-NOTARY-10

PCO-C12-28

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Dimensions 17 × 17 × 1 cm

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