Dutch Bible Scenes - 1720 Engraving, Joshua Makes a Convenant with God
DescriptionA spectacular c.1720 Biblical engraving by van der Gouwen after Gerard Hoet, entitled 'Joshua Makes a Convenant with God'. Published in Picart's 'Figures de la Bible', Amsterdam. Signed in plate. On watermarked laid.
In good condition overall for a picture of this age. Only light discolouration, with a few minor foxing spots to the lower left. With plate lines.
30.6 x 19.7cm (12" x 7.8")Sheet: 38.1 x 24.4cm (15" x 9.6")
Sulis Fine Art is eager to present this handsome collection of original early 18th Century Biblical engravings, published in the 1720 'Figures de la Bible' by Dutch Engraver Bernard Picart. Of the 212 plates in the original volume, 79 were by Picart's hand, with many others by a range of Dutch engravers working in Amsterdam at the time. Each is entitled in six different languages.
These lavish, highly figurative illustrations represent the continued artistic accomplishments of the Netherlands in the 18th Century, decades on from the Dutch Golden Age.
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|Artist||Dutch Bible Scenes|
|Dimensions||30.6 x 19.7cm|
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