Andries van Buysen II (1708-1755), Frederik Ottens (fl. 1717-1770), after Louis Fabritius Dubourg (1693-1775)

[Antique title page, 1727] Vervolg op Flavius Josephus: of Algemene historie der joodsche naatsie, published 1727, 1 p.

Frontispiece of: Vervolg op Flavius Josephus: of Algemene historie der joodsche naatsie.

The personification of Historiography, a winged woman, writing in a book, sits on a staircase surrounded by putti and other figures. At the bottom of the stairs, Father Time plays with a group of putti. In the background, a young man falls from a wall with a flaming torch. The buildings behind the wall are on fire. On the right, beside the personification of Historiography, the bust of Flavius Josephus (ca. 37-100) a first-century Romano-Jewish historian and military leader, best known for The Jewish War, who was born in Jerusalem—then part of Roman Judea—to a father of priestly descent and a mother who claimed royal ancestry.

Published by Reinier Boitet in 1727.

Signed and dated below, with the address of the publisher: ‘Te AMSTELDAM By GERARD ONDER DE LINDEN / en / Te DELFT By REINIER BOITET. 1727’ / I.F.D.B inv. / F. Ottens aqua forti A. v. Buyse fec.

Etching and engraving on paper, total: 397 x 260 mm; some rubbing, remaining of glue binding on the left, pin holes on the top margin, otherwise in very good condition.

Incl. BTW  145,20

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