Engraving - Not signed - 1613-1614
|Condition:||Overall in good condition|
|Title of artwork:||Rocky coast with two figures climbing a large rock|
|Artist:||Boëtius Adamsz. Bolswert (1580-1633)|
|Sold with frame:||No|
|Total dimensions (in cm):||20,70 x 29,70 cm|
|Picture size (in cm):||15,62 x 24,10 cm on plate border|
Atmospheric work by famous engraver Bolswert in the Bloemaert/Goltzius style using the vibrating parallel lines of mannerism.
View of a rocky coast with two figures climbing a large rock at left, a choppy sea at right, a small sailing vessel in distance; after Abraham Bloemaert.
After: Abraham Bloemaert
Print made by: Boëtius Adamsz. Bolswert
Roethlisberger 1993 248
Very good impression on watermarked laid paper with nice plate tone, full plate border, good margins.
Engraver: Boëtius A. Bolswert (1580-1633)
Boetius and his brother Schelte Adams (1581-1659) were born in Bolsward Friesland, and built a solid reputation as engravers. Schelte Adams became a good friend of Pieter Paul Rubens and produced some of his best works for this great master of Antwerp Baroque
Inventor: Abraham Bloemaert (1564 - 1651)
Painting engraver born in Dordrecht. Student of, among others, Frans Floris and at the age of 19 working in Haarlem with Cornelis van Haarlem. He became a major: master of Utrecht mannerism, influenced by Hendrik Goltzius and Bartholomaus Spranger. His long life, rare for that time, enabled him to gain an important place in art history.
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|Member since:||March 29, 2014|
Excelent, as usual.
two good etchings: the draftman in front of a coastal landscape by Claude Gellée and the hurdy-gurdy player by Joris van Vliet
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