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Soldier or Pikeman. Copper engraving
Holland 1610 - Copper engraving after Wilhelmus Koning. Measures 22 x 16 cm. Trimmed close but with 4 borders, legend beneath image in Latin. On laid paper no watermark seen. This is one of a series of Military figures with each figure depicting a particular soldier type. (see online). Lovely clean strike. Fabulous engraving. c1610. Genuine (as are all my engravings) * German Printmaker worked in Holland. Leading Dutch engraver in the early Baroque period. It was said of him "He was the last professional engraver who drew with the authority of a good printer. He became a painter himself in his latter years. His command of line was compared with Durer.
      [Bookseller: Colophon Books. PBFA]
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