François van Bleyswijck (1671-1746)

[Antique title page, ca. 1700] BRUILOFT-DICHTEN, published ca. 1700, 1 p.

Frontispiece of a chapter in a collection of poems by Jacob Zeeus (1686-1718), illustrated by Leiden artist François van Bleyswijck. Plates from the set were employed in other editions, also as single plate.

BRUILOFT-DICHTEN: Vignette with frame in which bride and groom are included. Both are holding a wreath of flowers. As symbols of love and marital fidelity, two clasping hands are depicted with a burning heart atop. Next to the bride is a peacock, whereas the groom holds a torch.

Signed: ‘F. Bleiswyck inv. & Fecit.’ [vague]

Etching on paper, with margins; total: 198 x 154 mm; rather cooked paper, signature fading, otherwise in good condition.

Incl. BTW  36,30

Excl. BTW  30,00

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