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Boëtius Adamsz. Bolswert (1580-1633) - Rocky coast with two figures climbing a large rock

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Boëtius Adamsz. Bolswert (1580-1633)  - Rocky coast with two figures climbing a large rock

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Engraving - Not signed - 1613-1614

Technique: Engraving
Condition: Overall in good condition
Title of artwork: Rocky coast with two figures climbing a large rock
Signature: Not signed
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
Year: 1613-1614

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.
Date: 1613-1614
Medium: Engraving

After: Abraham Bloemaert
Print made by: Boëtius Adamsz. Bolswert

Reference:
Roethlisberger 1993 248
Hollstein 356

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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Feedback score: 99.5%
Reviews given: 1905
Member since: March 29, 2014
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    Envoi rapide et conforme. Merci
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    Mgiai April 20, 2018

  • Excelent, as usual.

    galdocris April 18, 2018

  • two good etchings: the draftman in front of a coastal landscape by Claude Gellée and the hurdy-gurdy player by Joris van Vliet

    user-8ea1bc1 April 17, 2018

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    Thank you ! The item is a interesting way to see a human body (17th c.).
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    Ceren April 17, 2018

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    cental8 April 16, 2018

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