Jan Wandelaar (1692-1759)

[Antique print, engraving] Poetry tramples snakes (slangen) and a mask (masker), published ca. 1702-1759.

In a landscape, a personification of Poetry tramples some snakes and a mask.

She is accompanied by three putti, one of them leaning on the coat of arms of the city of Amsterdam. Behind her Knowledge (Cognitio) holding a torch and an empty frame and a Fama (Fama) blowing the trumpet. Below the frame is Envy (Invidia). In the right background Pegasus at the well Castalia.

Unsigned. The Rijksmuseum holds another impression (inv. RP-P-OB-61.524).

Engraving with some etching on paper; total: 197 x 134 mm; some light smudges on the external margins and some light staining, otherwise in good condition.

Incl. BTW  102,85

Excl. BTW  85,00

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