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Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) - Hieroglyphics and symbols of ancient people

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Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) - Hieroglyphics and symbols of  ancient people

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Etching - Signed - Ca. 1680

Technique: Etching
Condition: In good condition
Title of artwork: Hieroglyphics and symbols of ancient people
Signature: 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.

Aa woman from Thebes scratches a hieroglyph in a stone, besides a statue of the multiple breast statue of Diana from Epheze.

Signed: R de Hooghe Fecit.

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: 1906
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

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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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