Subject: Antique print, titled: ‘De Bruiloft van Cloris en Roosje – Les Noces de Clorus et Rosette […].’ – Antique print showing a wedding celebration in the 18th century in The Netherlands. The newlyweds Cloris and Roosje are dancing, two violin players are depicted on the left.
Condition: Good, given age. A few crinkles and soft creases. Small repaired tear top left edge, backed, outside image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Engraving/etching. on hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 56.8 x 43.5 cm. The image size is ca. 53 x 40.8 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 22.4 x 17.1 inch. The image size is ca. 20.9 x 16.1 inch.
Part Number: 64074
Description: This plate was later published as part of: ‘Tafereelen uit het burgelijke leven van de Hollanders in de achttiende eeuw door Cornelis Troost.’, (Transl.: Scenes from the daily life of the citizens of Holland in the 18th c. by Cornelis Troost.), published by P. Fouquet c. 1750. This magnificent and very scarse series of 32 scenes show satiric views in Holland, part of present day The Netherlands. State: First state of 2. Ref: Niemeijer 708T/VerHuell XXXIII.
Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Pieter Tanje’ after ‘Cornelis Troost’. Pieter Tanje (1706-1761) was an 18th century Dutch engraver from the Northern Netherlands. He specialised in highly finished book illustrations. Cornelis Troost (1696-1750) was an 18th-century actor and painter from Amsterdam. He gave up his acting career for painting in 1723 when he became the pupil of Arnold Boonen.