Two prints after Abraham Bloemaert
1. Lancer and another man.
Plate 68 from the book "Artis Apelleae : liber hic, studiosa juventus, aptata ingenio fert rudimenta tuo........ his gradibus scandere ad alta dabit"
Published c.1650 by Nicolaus Visscher
Unsigned print, by Frederick Bloemaert after his father, Abraham Bloemaert.
Paper-Size: Width 16.3-16.5cm Height: 21.3cm
Cut within plate-mark, with small loss within borderline on left edge.
On laid paper, with fleur-de-lys watermark
2. Plate 62. Man putting on ice-skates.
A print that seems to match the offered impression was in a previous Catawiki auction and attributed to the 17th edition of the Tekenboek published by Frederick de Wit (Nieut Teecken Boeck).
That print and the offered one are in reverse of British Museum (Museum number L,83.62) and the Bojmans Collection (Accession number:BdH 12383 (PK)) impressions by Frederick Bloemaert, after Abraham Bloemaert.As in the offered print, both are without wording. The 1650 edition of "Artis Apelleae...", includes this design, but with wording "WINTER".
Platemark-size: Width 15.3cm Height 20.3cm
Paper-Size: Width 18.3cm Height: 26.1cm
On laid paper, with burnt corner.
Condition of both prints: Stains, creases & age-related paper colouring (see photos).
Frederik Bloemaert (c.1616-1690) Dutch engraver, son of Abraham. Worked in Utrecht, mostly after his father Abraham's designs
Abraham Bloemaert (1566–1651) Dutch painter, draughtsman &etcher/engraver. Trained many artists, including his four sons, Hendrick, Frederick, Cornelis, and Adriaan Bloemaert.
- Frederick Bloemaert (c.1616-1690), after Abraham Bloemaert (1566–1651)
- Title of artwork
- 2 Prints after Abraham Bloemaert: Man putting on ice-skates
- ca. 1650
- Not signed
- See description
- Sold with frame