Dirk Stoop (1610 - c.1686) - Grazing horses

Description
Dirk Stoop (1610 - c.1686) - Grazing horses
Etching - Signed on print - 1651

One of his famous prints showing horses.

With full plate border and margins on laid paper.
Good condition with no folds, tears or stains.

A grazing horse at right seen in profile to left, another horse at left standing in profile to left; from a series of twelve prints showing horses. 1651
Etching

Reference:
Hollstein 3
Weigel 1843 158.3
Bartsch IV.95.3

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
Grazing horses
Year
1651
Technique
Etching
Signature
Signed on print
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
145×195 mm
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