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Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) - Symbolism of christianity with the ark of Noah

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$2 Bidder 9920
15-04-2018 07:37:33

Etching - Not signed - Ca. 1680

Technique: Etching
Condition: In good condition
Title of artwork: Symbolism of christianity with the ark of Noah
Signature: Not signed
Artist: Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708)
Sold with frame: No
Picture size (in cm): 17,50 x 14
Year: Ca. 1680

17,50 x 14 cm on plate border
With full plate border and tread margins on laid paper.
Strong impression, good condition. At the backside of the sheet in the corners remains of former tipping on an album sheet.

The rulers of gods people. Salomon in centre on his trone.
At left a two faced head, the old face looking backwards to the old times, the female looking to the future, on their head the ark of Noah

This is an etching by Romeyn de Hooghe published in 'Hieroglyphica of merkbeelden der oude volkeren' (Amsterdam: Joris van der Woude, 1735). It is a good example of his genius etching technique

Romeyn de Hooghe (1645 - 1708)
Painter, sculptor, medal maker, goldsmith, etcher, and publisher. Born in Amsterdam, a nephew of the painter Pieter de Hoogh. In 1668 in Paris, from 1687 in Haarlem. Opened drawing school in 1688. Propagandist for William of Orange. He was a important renewer of pictural art revolting against the dull French style of his period.

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Feedback score: 99.5%
Reviews given: 1904
Member since: March 29, 2014
  • 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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    merci
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    cental8 April 16, 2018

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    Well received on 16 APR 2018.
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    cspcindustryco April 16, 2018

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