Antique Portrait Print-PIETER STEYN-TIRION-Houbraken-c.1760

Price: € 22,50

Subject: Decorative engraved portrait of "Mr. Pieter Steyn, Raadpensionaris van Holland enz." (1706-1772, Grand Pensionary of Holland from 1749 to 1772). 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: 26415
Location: C161-42
Description: A portrait from Wagenaar's "Tegenwoordige Staat der Nederlanden" (Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, ca. 1740-1790).

Artists and Engravers: Artist: A. Schouman, in life (1759). 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.