Antique Print-EMBLEM-TOO MUCH RISK TAKEN-Spinneker-Vinne-1758

Price: € 39,50

Subject: Antique print, titled: '4. Te veel gewaagd.' - ('Too much risk taken'). Four farmers are harvesting reed. One (who has taken too much risk) has fallen into the water.
Condition: Very good, given age. A faint dampstain in the right margin and a spot of soiling in the left margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Etching on hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 13.5 x 10.5 cm. The image size is ca. 11.5 x 9 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 5.3 x 4.1 inch. The image size is ca. 4.5 x 3.5 inch.
Part Number: 62073
Location: C329-09
Description: From "Vervolg der Leerzame Zinnebeelden, Spiegel der Boetvaardigheid en Genade en eenige Stichtelyke Gezangen", by Adriaan Spinneker, published in Haarlem by Jan Bosch, 1758. First and only edition. This is a continuation of Spinniker's 'Leerzaame Zinnebeelden.' (Haarlem, Isaac van der Vinne, 1714, and new-title editions of 1756 and 1757), which contained 50 emblems by Vincent van de Vinne. Ref: Landwehr, Emblem & Fable books Low Countries 760; Landwehr, Dutch Emblem books (1962), 217; NNBW 4, cols. 1260-2. We also carry a full page version with text. Please inquire.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Vincent van der Vinne Jr.' after 'Adriaan Spinneker'. Most of the refined plates are by painter and etcher Vincent van der Vinne Jr (1686-1742), although J.C. Philips is given as the etcher of 4 plates in the second part of this book. The author of this work is Adriaan Spinniker (Groningen 1676-1754 Haarlem). He was a preacher with the doopsgezinde gemeente in Amsterdam. He is known for his poetry.