Antique Portrait Print-SIMON VAN SLINGELAND-TIRION-Houbraken-c.1780

Price: € 22,50

Subject: Decorative engraved portrait of "Mr. Simon van Slingeland, Raadpensionaris van Holland" (also: Slingelandt, Dordrecht 1664 - The Hague 1736, Grand Pensionary of Holland from 1727 until 1736). Within an oval border.
Condition: Very good, general age-related toning and light foxing, mostly to the margins.
Medium: Engraving/etching on verge type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 16.6 x 22.8 cm. The image size is ca. 11.6 x 18.1 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.5 x 9 inch. The image size is ca. 4.6 x 7.1 inch.
Part Number: 26449
Location: C162-32
Description: A portrait from Wagenaar's "Tegenwoordige Staat der Nederlanden" (Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, ca. 1740-1790).

Artists and Engravers: Artist: A. Schouman after a painting by Ph. van Dijk. 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.