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Goltzius, Hendrick (1558-1617)
IOHANNEZ ZURENUS (portrait of Jan van Zuren).
Outstanding portrait of the Haarlem burgomaster Jan van Zuren (1517-1591) who was also a publisher. Half-length portrait with opened booklet in his hands, quite aged, looking into the eyes of the observer. Titled above: 'IOHANNES ZVRENVS. A. AETAT. 71 Domini, 88.' signed on the bottom right: 'HG fecit' and lettered below in Latin: 'Corporis effigiem expressit... ruga senilis arat'."Engraving on paper; trimmed to plate mark; margins reinforced; pasted to small paper frame; total: 181 x 131 mm; watermark in the centre; state III/3 with coat of arms added to the right; in very good conditions, except a small dirt stain in the region of the text, towards the left; New Hollstein 263 "
Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR
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