Houbraken, Jacob (1698-1780) after Pothoven, Hendrick (1725/28-1807)

[Antique print, engraving] Kenau Simons Hasselaer (portrait of) [1760].

Bust portrait of Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer wearing a dark suit with a collar with a pleated edge and a white hat with twisted briefs. On her right shoulder, she wears, on a piece of string, a medal with a rampant lion. At bottom right a gun handle and hilt of a sword are visible. According to the legend, Hasselaer played a crucial role in the liberation of the city of Haarlem from the Spanish siege in 1573. Titled below: ‘KENAU SIMONS HASSELAER, Bevelhebster over eene Bende Vrouwen in ‘t beleg van Haarlem. / H. Pothoven del. naar eene Schilderij by den K.r. Burg.r Hasselaer. / J Houbraken fec. // Is. TIRION excud 1760’. Included in “Portraiten van vermaarde persoonadien, dienende tot een aanhangsel op de Vaderlandsche historie.” published in Amsterdam by Isaak Tirion in 1761.

Engraving on paper, with tiny margins; plate mark: 168 x 108 mm, total: 180 x 113 mm; despite a couple of light brown stains on the top margin, in good condition. traces of previous mounting on verso. Muller 2197c, Ver Huell 186.

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