Blootelingh, Abraham (1640-1690) after Webbers, Zacharias II (1644-1696)

[Etching and engraving /Ets en gravure] Nederlandtsche Jaerboeken en historien (frontispiece).

Allegorical frontispiece with the naked Truth with a palm with a hand laid on the opened book of history, riding a chariot led by two horses. Other allegorical figures related to time feature the scene, like two putti above, one holding a horoborus and another a winged clessydra or the two women flanking Truth, one holding a sunclock and the other a more modern watch.

Etching and engraving on paper with margins; plate mark: 292 x 187 mm; total: 368 x 229 mm; state II/2; light damp stain on top right cornerand slightly cooked paper at the very external margins, top left external corner missing, though not affecting the plate. In good condition. On top right corner a human (?) hair embedded in the paper. Date of print 1681, published in Amsterdam by Widow of Johan van Someren, Abraham Wolfgangh, Henrik and Dirk Boom.

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