‘De onschuldige SOCRATES drinkt den giftbeker in de hoop van een beter leven.”
Engraving on hand laid, (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 11 x 16 cm. (4,3 x 6,3 inch). Image size: 8,5 x 14,5 cm. (3,3 x 5,7 inch).
This attractive print was published in the 18th century.
Made by ‘Reinier Vinkeles’ after ‘Bernard Rode’. Reinier Vinkeles (Amsterdam. 1741-1816), was an 18th-century painter and engraver from the Northern Netherlands, who was the later teacher of several talented artists. He studied for some ten years with Jan Punt and joined the Amsterdam Stadstekenacademie.
Condition: Good, given age. Smudges in the margin. Reverse remains of glue. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: SOCRATES-POISON CUP-KILLING-OILLAMP