Auction 121, Lot 818

"[Lot of 10 - New Testament Engravings]", Lindenberg, Jacob

Subject: Prints Religion

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.5 x 15.3 inches
24.1 x 38.9 cm

Nice lot of copper engraved illustrations from the New Testament, with captions in Dutch text. The Books of Mark, Luke, John, Acts and Matthew are represented. The pictures were drawn and engraved by the famous Dutch artist Romain de Hooghe, published by Jacob Lindenberg. Some sheets with two scenes on each plate.

1) Dichtkundige Verklaaring can de CXV Afbeeling depicts scenes from Mark, chapters 11, 12, 14, 15, and 16 with images of the Passion of Christ.
2) Dichtkundige Verklaaring can de CXIV Afbeeling depicts images from Mark, chapters 1 and 2.
3) Dichtkundige Verklaaring can de CXIV Afbeeling from the book of Matthew, chapters 27 and 28, centered on the flogging of Christ by Pontius Pilate.
4) Dichtkundige Verklaaring can de CXVII Afbeeling is focused on the book of Luke, with an image of him at center surrounded by small vignettes of various chapters.
5) Dichtkundige Verklaaring can de CXXIX Afbeeling refers to the book of John, chapters 19, 20 and 21 with central images referring to the Crucifixion and the Miraculous Catch of Fishes.
6) Dichtkundige Verklaaring can de CXXXI Afbeeling has scenes from Acts, chapters 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12.
7) Dichtkundige Verklaaring can de CXXXIII Afbeeling shows images from Acts, chapters 6, 12, 16, 19, 20, 21, 23, 27 and 28.
8) Dichtkundige Verklaaring can de CXXXV Afbeeling is a scene showing a scene related to the Apostles.
9) Dichtkundige Verklaaring can de CXXXVI Afbeeling shows Jesus blessing an Apostle
10) Dichtkundige Verklaaring can de CXXXVII Afbeeling depicts the scene from Revelation with the four riders of the Apocalypse.

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Condition: B+

Most sheets fine with a few scattered wormholes, mostly in the margins. Plate 6 with on some worming on the neatline.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/26/2007

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