circle of Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708)

[Antique print; etching] De Doot Van het Eewigh Edict (de dood van het eeuwig edict), published 1674.

From a larger broadside sheet. Allegory of the abolition of the Perpetual Edict [het Eewig Edict] signed in 1667, with the offering of the hereditary stadholdership to the Prince of Orange, on 2nd February 1674. At center, the destructed monument of Anticurius of Loevestein (the personification of the Loevestein faction) who is lying on his death bed, surrounded by allegorical figures, including the Act of Seclusion. At the top a bust of Van Oldenbarnevelt with an inscription and on both sides the bodies of the De Witt brothers. On the right a medallion with the portrait of William III, held by Bravery and Prudence.

Inscribed above in the cartouche: ‘WERT U E ter BEGRAFFENIS GEBEDEN met. ANTICURIUS van LOEVENSTEIN Gesworen Edict Van’t Afgesette Hof Sieck geworden op den Dag van’t Capiteijn-generaelschap verargert op die van het Stathouderschap heeft gelegen sonder spreken sedert de Doot van de Geeren de Wit is Gestorven van de Survivance.’ Inscribed also below: ‘DE DOOT Van het Eewigh Edict Geboren den 5 Augustus A. 1667.’

The impression is not complete, cut within plate mark. Text in letterpress also missing.

Etching on paper, cut within plate and mounted on cardboard mat; total: 233 x 303 mm; in great condition; Hollstein (Romeyn de Hooghe) 83; Atlas van Stolk 2574; F. Muller 2524-b.

Incl. BTW  266,20

Excl. BTW  220,00

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