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Auction 93, Lot 9

"[Frontispiece]", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Frontispiece

Period: 1734 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 23.2 inches
34.3 x 58.9 cm
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Stunning copper engraving showing Neptune using a celestial globe. He is surrounded by the female representations of the continents with a lion, bull and camel sleeping at their feet. In the heavens a male figure appears to be riding a cloud. Below the engraving is the advertisement for van Keulen giving his profession and address. A few scattered tiny worm holes. Later color with gold highlights.


Condition: B

Estimate: $450 - $500


Closed on 12/6/2000