Bernard Picart (1673-1733)

[Antique print, etching/ets] ‘Johan van Olden Barnevelt binnen ‘s Gravenhage onthalst’; beheading Johan van Oldenbarnevelt in1619, published 1730.

View of the Binnenhof in the Hague with a scaffold. Johan van Oldenbarnevelt kneeling down, about to be beheaded. Decorative border with columns on both sides and two cartouches with allegorical scenes. Pagination above: ‘Tom: II. Pag: 202’; signed below: ‘B. Picart sculp. dir. 1728’; title below: ‘Johan van Olden Barnevelt binnen ‘s Gravenhage onthalst, den 13 May 1619, in de ouderdom van 72 jaaren’. Used in: J. le Clerc, Geschiedenissen der Vereenigde Nederlanden, Z. Chatelain, Amsterdam 1730, vol. 2, p. 202.

Etching on laid paper; printed from two plates, platemark: 267 x 271 mm; total: 341 x 416 mm; vertical centerfold, partially reinforced on verso; small piece of lower margin absent; paper slightly darkened at the edges. Muller 1391.

Incl. VAT  90,75

Excl. VAT  75,00

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