Antique Portrait Print-WILLIAM-COUNT OF NASSAU SIEGEN-Tirion-Houbraken-c.1780

Price: € 22,50

Subject: Decorative engraved portrait of "Willem, Graaf van Nassau, Veldmaarschalk der Vereenigde Nederlanden" (William of Nassau-Siegen, Count of Nassau in Hilchenbach, a Marshal of the Dutch army. He was the son of Johann VII). Within an oval border.
Condition: Excellent, given age. A small repaired chip in the the left margin, backed with acid-free archival tape. General age-related toning and light staining from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Engraving/etching on verge type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 12 x 19.5 cm. The image size is ca. 10.5 x 17.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 4.7 x 7.7 inch. The image size is ca. 4.1 x 6.9 inch.
Part Number: 26458
Location: C162-40
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 Miereveld. 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.