Original etching/engraving on a verge type paper on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 16 x 14 cm. The image size is ca. 15 x 12.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 6.3 x 5.5 inch. The image size is ca. 5.9 x 4.9 inch.
Plate 37: ‘Theodora trekt de soldaats kleederen van Didymus, en hy de haare aan, waardoor haar eere gered wordt’ (Theodora dressing in Didymus’ soldier’s costume, and he in her clothes, to save her honour). This original engraving originates from ‘Tafereelen der eerste Christenen, bestaande in 92 konstprenten’ (Scenes of the first Christians, in 92 prints). This book was published in 1740 in Amsterdam by Gerrity de Groot and Jacobus Rijkhof. The prints by Luyken are accompanied by texts by P. Langendyk and C. Bruyn.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Jan Luyken after his own designs
Condition: Very good, given age. Lower left corner a little stained, bottom margin cropped quite tight. Original middle fold. Some general age-related toning and thumbing, please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-THEODORA-DIDYMUS-EXCHANGE CLOTHES-BROTHEL-PL. 37-LUYKEN