Antique Portrait Print-ROMBOUT HOGERBEETS-LOEVESTEIN-TIRION-Houbraken-1760

Price: € 22,50

Subject: Decorative engraved portrait of "Mr. Rombout Hogerbeets, Pensionaris van Leiden" (Hoorn 1561 - Wassenaar 1625, Dutch statesman and jurist, tried for treason together with Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Hugo Grotius, and Gilles van Ledenberg during the political crisis of 1617-1618 in the Dutch Republic, and sentenced to life-imprisonment. He shared Loevestein prison with Grotius). Within an oval border.
Condition: Fine, given age. Crease in the top left margin. Holes from binding in the left margin, backed with contemporary paper, reinforced with acid-free archival tape. General age-related toning and/or occasional light staining from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Engraving/etching on verge type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 13 x 20 cm. The image size is ca. 10.5 x 17.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 5.1 x 7.9 inch. The image size is ca. 4.1 x 6.9 inch.
Part Number: 26462
Location: C162-44
Description: A portrait from Wagenaar's "Tegenwoordige Staat der Nederlanden" (Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, ca. 1740-1790).

Artists and Engravers: Artist: J. van Ravestein. 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.