Dirk Stoop (1610 - c.1686) - Greyhound with sitting man and other dogs

Description
Dirk Stoop (1610 - c.1686) - Greyhound with sitting man and other dogs
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 plate border.

A greyhound standing in central foreground, seen in profile to right, a man seated at right with his dogs, seen from behind, a horseman and a man walking with two dogs in left background, fences in right background; from a series of twelve prints showing horses. 1651
Etching

Reference:
Hollstein 12
Weigel 1843 158.12
Bartsch IV.95.12

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
Artist
Dirk Stoop (1610 - c.1686)
Title of artwork
Greyhound with sitting man and other dogs
Year
1651
Technique
Etching
Signature
Signed on print
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
145×193 mm
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