Antique Print-ABRAHAM-BURIAL-SARAH-Punt-1746

Price: € 29,50

Subject: Original engraving titled "De begraving van Sara" (the burial of Sarah). Two men carry Sarah into her sepulchre, while a group of grieving people surrounds them. (XI Boek, Bl. 247 - Book 11, p. 247)
Condition: Very good given age, left edge a bit uneven, margins minimally browned. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Copperplate engraving/etching on verge type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 15 x 21 cm. The image size is ca. 13 x 17 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 5.9 x 8.3 inch. The image size is ca. 5.1 x 6.7 inch.
Part Number: 43872
Location: C200-30
Description: From: "Abraham de Aartsvader in XII boeken", (Rotterdam: Jan Daniel Beman, 1746) by Arnold Hoogvliet (Vlaardingen 1687-1763). Hoogvliet was an edifying poet of the 18th century. The book from which these prints are taken is seen as his magnum opus.

Artists and Engravers: Engraved and designed by Jan Punt (Amsterdam 1711-1780). Punt was an actor, artist and engraver. Reinier Vinkeles was one his pupils.