Unidentified engraver after two of Frederick Bloemaert’s (1610–69) engravings in reverse after Abraham Bloemaert’s (1564–1651) drawings from “Het Tekenboek” (Artistic drawing book):
(left) “Plate 124: Studies of Goat, Fish, Cow, Cat and Dog”, after 1656 (right) “Plate 33: Studies of Heads, Hands and Drapery”, after 1656.
Two engravings on fine laid paper and margins as published backed with separate support sheets.
Size of left engraving: (sheet) 31.1 x 19.5 cm; (plate) 20.8 x 15.8 cm; (image borderline) 20.4 x 15.4 cm.
Size of right engraving: (sheet) 31.1 x 20 cm; (plate) 20.4 x 15.3 cm; (image borderline) 20 x 15 cm.
Numbered on plate in the lower-right corner of each engraving.
Copy in reverse of Roethlisberger 1993 T25 & T158 (Marcel G. Roethlisberger 1993, “Abraham Bloemaert and His Sons: Paintings and Prints”, vol. 1, Davaco, Doornspuk, p. 396 [cat. no. T25] & p. 415 [cat. no. T158]).
See also Frederick Bloemaert’s engraving of Plate 33 (note that Roethlisberger’s copy is numbered “25”)
Condition: strong and well-inked impressions with margins and laid upon a support of archival (millennium quality) washi paper. Both sheets show signs of handling (i.e. minor stains) and plate 33 has a dark mark on the right margin.
I am selling these very beautiful engravings showing the highest order of technical skill for the total price of AU$240 for the pair (currently US$158.20/EUR146.06/GBP122.39 at the time of this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world (but not, of course, any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries).
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