The etchings by Jan de Bisschop (Episcopius) are from the finest works revealing the art of the great Italian renaissance masters.
This work is from: Signorum veterum icones
Jan de Bisschop, (Amsterdam, 1628 - 1671 The Hague, )
Ver good impression. On early watermarked laid paper.
Jan de Bisschop, also known as Johannes Episcopius (1628–1671), was a lawyer, who became a Dutch Golden Age painter and engraver.
He learned to draw from Bartholomeus Breenbergh,
Bisschop was born into a good familie and was the example of a painter who practiced art more for pleasure than for a living. Bisschop was a founding member of the Confrerie Pictura
According to Houbraken he was a lawyer for the Dutch court, and did a great service to the arts with his instructional drawings copied from the artists Tintoretto, Jacopo Bassano, Annibale Carracc, Paolo Veronese, Rubens, and van Dyck.
- Jan de Bisschop, (1628–1671)
- Title of artwork
- Sabina, also called Sibylla
- Plate signed
- Overall in fair condition
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 235×920 mm
- Total dimensions
- 239×924×1 mm