Allegory representing the rejection of the offer of limited peace: Peter Peckius, Chancellor of Brabant, backed by the Pope and the King of Spain, offering an olive branch to Maurice Prince of Orange and the Lion of the Netherlands. Inscribed above, on a ribbon: “1621. Petri Peccij gedaen vortooch.”. 1626. The print is mounted on a larger sheet of heavy laid paper. Below, a cartouche with handwritten references and numbers, describing the relatives in the engraving above. Eighteenth-century handwriting.
Engraving and etching on paper; pen and brown ink on paper; mounted on large sheet of laid paper; total: 246 x 425 mm (mount); bottom left corner of the print missing, rather stained and dirty, though charming, especially with the handwritten explanatory text below; the mount paper is rather dusty and presents creases and pencil scribblings towards the right especially.
Incl. BTW € 145,20
Excl. BTW € 120,00