Auction 12 Art, Books, Holy Books, Judaica, Israeliana, Records, Collectables
May 24, 2020
Israel
 Palmach 12, Jerusalem
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LOT 35:

Romeyn de Hooghe - Large folio from the History of the old and the New Testament published in in 1700's. Scenes ...

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Romeyn de Hooghe - Large folio from the History of the old and the New Testament published in in 1700's. Scenes from book of Judges. Both plates signed: 'Rom de Hooghe inventor et Fecit / I. Lindenberg excudit cum Privil.' Etching and letterpress on paper with broad margins.
nice impressions; measures plates: ca. 14.5 x 19.3 cm, total: ca. 39.5 x 25 cm.

Romeyn de Hooghe (bapt. 10 September 1645 – 10 June 1708) was an important and prolific late Dutch Baroque, painter, sculptor, engraver and caricaturist. He was born in Amsterdam, and was a skilled etcher, draughtsman, painter, sculptor and medalist. 

During his career, de Hooghe produced over 3500 prints. He also illustrated books, and his illustrations can be found in some of the most important texts of his period. 

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