Antique Portrait Print-LODEWIJK BRUNSWICK-WOLFENBUTTEL-TIRION-Houbraken-c.1760

Price: € 22,50

Subject: Decorative engraved portrait of Lodewijk Hertog van Brunswyk-Wolfenbuttel, Veldmaarschalk van den Staat der Vereenigde Nederlanden (1718-1788, an important military and political figure in the Netherlands) within an oval border.
Condition: Very good, general age-related toning, mostly to the margins.
Medium: Engraving/etching on verge type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 14 x 23.5 cm. The image size is ca. 11 x 17 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 5.5 x 9.3 inch. The image size is ca. 4.3 x 6.7 inch.
Part Number: 26464
Location: C162-05
Description: A portrait from Wagenaar's "Tegenwoordige Staat der Nederlanden" (Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, ca. 1740-1790).

Artists and Engravers: Artist: A. Schouman (dated 1759), after a painting by J.E. Liotard (1755). Engraver: Jacob Houbraken (Dordrecht 1698 - Amsterdam 1780). Houbraken was a Dutch artist, engraver and art collector. Jacob spend most his time designing and engraving portraits, such as the one offered here. His father (Arnold Houbraken 1660-1719) before him was also a celebrated artist/engraver.