C. de Groot (fl. 18th century)

[Antique drawing, pen and ink] Trompe l’oeil with psalms and music sheets, dated 1780.

Trompe l’oeil with five sheets of printed paper on a mat. One of the pages has several letters and symbols from the alphabet in a gothic font; another sheet presents psalm 130 with the music; another shows the frontispiece of the 1770 edition of Willem Bartjens’ “De vernieuwde cyfferinge van mr. Willem Bartjens, waar uyt men meest alle de grond-regulen van de reeken-konst leeren kan…” published in Amsterdam, showing a portion of the portrait of the author; another reproduces the title page with vignette of an edition of “De Heydelbergse catechismus, met de voornaamste schriftuurplaatsen, op yder vrage toegepast,: tot stichtinge der gemeinte, en leeringe der christelyke jeugd, om die in kerken te beantwoorden…” as published in Kampen by Aegidius Valkenier (end 18th century); a title page of a collection of Psalms of David, published in Amsterdam in 1746, bearing a representation of King David playing the harp.

Signed and dated at bottom center: C. De Groot / 1780.

Pen and bown ink drawing on paper; total: 280 x 345 mm; folding traces, some damages along the margins, overall in fair condition.

Incl. BTW  726,00

Excl. BTW  600,00

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