Engraving - Plate signed - 17th C
|Artist:||Justus Danckerts (1603-1656) - After Cornelis Holsteyn (1618-1658)|
|Title of artwork:||The Four Elements / Ignis|
|Condition:||Overall in fair condition|
|Sold with frame:||No|
|Image size:||22×17.5 cm|
This engraving is one from a series of four allegorical plates showing the elements after Cornelis van Holsteyn (later copy by Justus Danckaerts).
Fire. Mythological scene with Venus and Cupid on a cloud in top corner, looking at a group of putti holding hands and dancing around a burning altar, a basket of flowers put against the altar base, two putti playing music in background.
British Museum, 1891,0511.88
Lettered in lower margin: "IGNIS" and "C: Holsteijn inventor / C: Danckerts sculpsit" and "C: Danckerts excudit cum privilegis".
Engraver and publisher; born in Amsterdam, he worked as a publisher between 1628 and 1656; founder of an important dynasty. Dancker Danckerts was his son and heir; Justus was another son.
In 1630 he bought Jan Muller's copper plates and republished them.
History painter and occasional etcher. Born in Haarlem, moved to Amsterdam in 1652 where died. Son of Pieter I and brother of Pieter II
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