Jan de Bisschop, (1628–1671) - Sabina, also called Sibylla

Description
Jan de Bisschop, (1628–1671) - Sabina, also called Sibylla
Etching - Plate signed - 1668-1671

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.

Lot details
Artist
Jan de Bisschop, (1628–1671)
Title of artwork
Sabina, also called Sibylla
Year
1668-1671
Technique
Etching
Signature
Plate signed
Condition
Overall in fair condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
235×920 mm
Total dimensions
239×924×1 mm
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