atelier Passe, Crispijn van de I (1564-1637), after Bailly, David (1584-1657)

[Portrait print of theologian/theoloog Festus Hommius] FESTUS HOMMIUS, 1715-1716.

Bust portrait of theologian Festus Hommius, turned towards the left, looking at the observer. In oval frame and further rectangular frames. Inscribed under the portrait: “FESTUS HOMMIUS, SS. Th. Doct. Collegii Theol. Illustr. Ordin. Regens.”, with address: “Lugd. Bat. ex Officina Petri Vander Aa.”
Listed among the 36 Philosophy professors in Leiden, collected by van der Aa in the “Fundatoris, Curatorum et Professorum celeberrimorum aliorumque illustrium virorum…” published in Leiden between 1715 and 1716. On the bottom right, a number in pen and brown ink: “159.” According to van Someren, this portrait was designed by Jan van de Velde.

Engraving on paper from two plates; larger plate mark: 291 x 181 mm; despite some very light smudges due to handling, in great condition. van Someren 147.

Incl. VAT  60,50

Excl. VAT  50,00

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