With full plate border and margins on laid paper.
Strong impression, good condition.
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.
Indexed in the plate by letters:
A. Golden age
B. Silve rage
C. Copper age
D. Iron age
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.
- Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708)
- Title of artwork
- The four ages (Gold,silver, copper, iron) - from 'Hieroglyphica'
- Ca. 1680
- Not signed
- In good condition
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 175×133 mm