Antique Portrait Print-SICCO VAN GOSLINGA-TIRION-Houbraken-c.1750

Price: € 27,50

Subject: Decorative engraved portrait of "Sicco van Goslinga, Grietman van Franekeradeel Gedeputeerde te Velde, Ambassadeur van den Staat in Frankrijk enz." (1664-1731, Frisian politician and Dutch diplomat), within an oval border.
Condition: Very good, given age. Small holes at left margin, not effecting image, from binding. General age-related toning and occasional light staining from handling. Please study image carefully.
Medium: Etching/engraving on hand laid (verge) paper
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 13.8 x 21 cm. The image size is ca. 10.9 x 17.2 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 5.4 x 8.3 inch. The image size is ca. 4.3 x 6.8 inch.
Part Number: 26431
Location: C162-16
Description: A portrait from Wagenaar's "Tegenwoordige Staat der Nederlanden" (Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, ca. 1740-1790).

Artists and Engravers: Artist: H. Pothoven after a painting by Accama (1731). 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.