Antique Portrait Print-VIGLIUS-WIGLE AYTTA VAN ZWICHEM-TIRION-Houbraken-c.1780

Price: € 22,50

Subject: Decorative engraved portrait of "Viglius van Zuichem van Aytta, President van den geheimen Raad der Nederlanden" (1507-1577, Dutch statesman and jurist of Frisian birth). 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. 11.5 x 17.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 5.5 x 9.3 inch. The image size is ca. 4.5 x 6.9 inch.
Part Number: 26453
Location: C162-36
Description: A portrait from Wagenaar's "Tegenwoordige Staat der Nederlanden" (Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, ca. 1740-1790).

Artists and Engravers: Artist and 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.