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. Tear at bottom left, backed. Small tear in top right margin paper edge. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: SICK MAN-PREPARE FOR DEATH-CONFESSION-4