Antique Portrait Print-CORNELIS TROMP-ADMIRAL-Houbraken-c.1760

Price: € 22,50

Subject: Decorative engraved portrait of "Kornelis Tromp, Graaf, Ridder, Baronet, Luitenant-Admiraal-Generaal van Holland en Westfriesland" (Sir Cornelis Maartenszoon Tromp, 1st Baronet, 1629-1691, a Dutch naval officer, son of Lieutenant Admiral Maarten Tromp. He became Lieutenant Admiral General in the Dutch Navy and briefly Admiral General in the Danish Navy. He fought in the first three Anglo-Dutch Wars and in the Scanian War.). Within an oval border.
Condition: Very good, general age-related toning, mostly to the margins. Please study scan closely.
Medium: Engraving/etching on verge type hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 14 x 23.5 cm. The image size is ca. 11 x 17.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 5.5 x 9.3 inch. The image size is ca. 4.3 x 6.9 inch.
Part Number: 26554
Location: C1-43
Description: A portrait from Wagenaar's "Tegenwoordige Staat der Nederlanden." (Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, ca. 1740-1790).

Artists and Engravers: Artist and engraver: Jacob Houbraken (Dordrecht 1698 - Amsterdam 1780). Houbraken was a Dutch artist, engraver and art collector. Jacob spend most his time designing and engraving portraits, such as the one offered here. His father (Arnold Houbraken 1660-1719) before him was also a celebrated artist/engraver.