Dirk Stoop (1610 - c.1686) - Two plough horses

Dirk Stoop (1610 - c.1686) - Two plough horses
Etching - Signed on print - 1651

One of his famous prints showing horses.

Good condition with no folds, tears or stains. On laid paper trimmed on palte border.

Two plough horses at left, one seen from behind, the other three-quarter in profile to right, trees in right background; added number and etching in the sky; from a series of twelve prints showing horses. 1651

Hollstein 7
Weigel 1843 158.7
Bartsch IV.95.7

Dirk Stoop (1610 - c.1686)
Battle painter and etcher, worked in Utrecht. Etched series of horses in 1651. 1659 to Portugal, where he was associated with court at Lisbon; he painted a portrait of Catherine of Braganza, Infanta of Portugal, in 1661. A version of this was sent to London as part of the negotiations for a marriage between Catherine and Charles II. In 1662 he accompanied Catherine to London. He remained in London until 1678, when he returned to Utrecht.

Lot details
Dirk Stoop (1610 - c.1686)
Title of artwork
Two plough horses
Signed on print
In good condition
Sold with frame
Image size
145×195 mm
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