Harrewijn, Jacobus (1660-1727) or Causé, Lamberecht (1670-after 1700)

[Antique print, engraving] Kenau Simons Hasselaer (portrait of), 1709.

Full-length portrait of Kenau Hasselaer, holding a spear in her right hand. Behind her, the besieged city of Haarlem. According to the legend, Hasselaer played a crucial role in the liberation of the city of Haarlem from the Spanish siege in 1573. One line of French text below: ‘kennava femme d’un Courage male, defend la ville de Harlem.’ On the top right corner: ‘Tom I. pag. 541’. Included as plate in the 1709 edition of Famiano Strada’s: ‘Histoire de la guerre de Flandre, de Famianus Strada, traduite par P. Du Ryer’. The attribution was made on the basis of the signature reported on the other plates of the publication.

Engraving on paper, trimmed close to plate mark; total: 137 x 180 mm; some smudges on the front, and traces of previous mounting on verso.

Incl. BTW  60,50

Excl. BTW  50,00

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