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Tuesday, 1 January 2019

Three engravings from “Het Tekenboek” by Frederik Bloemaert, c1653


Frederik Bloemaert (c1616–1690)

(Left image) “Two soldiers”, 1650–56, after Abraham Bloemaert (1564–1651), plate 11 from the series, “Het Tekenboek”, engraving and etching on fine laid paper with watermark (“Letters”), trimmed close to the platemark, (sheet) 12.9 x 8.3 cm, numbered on plate at left of lower centre, “11”, Hollstein 166.

(Centre image) “Young Farmer”, 1650–56, after Abraham Bloemaert, plate 9 from the series, “Het Tekenboek”, engraving and etching on fine laid paper with watermark (“Letters”), trimmed close to the platemark, (sheet) 12.9 x 8.3 cm, numbered on plate at lower left corner, “9”, Hollstein 164.

(Right image) “Beggar with Child”, 1650–56, after Abraham Bloemaert, plate 10 from the series, “Het Tekenboek”, engraving and etching on fine laid paper with watermark (“Foolscap”), trimmed close to the platemark, (sheet) 13.1 x 8.6 cm, numbered on plate at right of lower centre, “10”, Hollstein 165.

Ref: Marcel Roethlisberger 1993, “Abraham Bloemaert and His Sons: Paintings and Prints”, 2 vols, Doornspijk, Davaco.

Condition: crisp and well printed early impressions (based on the impressions showing no sign of wear to the printing plates) and in excellent condition (i.e. there are no tears, holes, folds, abrasions, stains, foxing or signs of use) trimmed close to the platemark and backed with a support sheet of archival (millennium quality) washi paper.

I am selling this set of three small engravings (with etching) for AU$330 in total (i.e. AU$110 each) (currently US$231.84/EUR202.21/GBP181.91 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).

If you are interested in purchasing these beautifully executed and elegantly designed representations of everyday 17th century folk featured as illustrations in “Het Tekenboek” (The Drawing Book) designed as model drawings for art students to copy, please contact me (oz_jim@printsandprinciples.com) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.

This set of prints has been sold










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