Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) - Torture of the seven Machabee brothers

Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) - Torture of the seven Machabee brothers
Etching - Plate signed - 1703

Good impression on laid paper with no folds, tears or stains.
Trimmed outside plate border leaving tread margins.

A beautiful etching by this innovator of Dutch printmaking.

Signed in corners:
Romeyn De Hooge inventor et fecit
L Lindenberg excudit cum privil

Designer and engraver:
Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708)
Painter, engraver and sculptor of Amsterdam, nephew of Pieter de Hooch. He worked in Paris with Van der Meulen and enjoyed great success. He received his patent of nobility from the King of Polen in 1675. In 1687 he returned to Haarlem where he stayed the rest of his life. He is most known for his graphic work. He istood for a renewal of print art and rejected the somewhat dull French style from the period.

This beautiful etching was published in Amsterdam by Jacob Lindenberg in 1703. as part of a bible print series from the old and New Testament.

Lot details
Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708)
Title of artwork
Torture of the seven Machabee brothers
Plate signed
In good condition
Sold with frame
Image size
155×195 mm
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