Hondius, Wilhelm (1598-1658) [?] after Venne, Adriaen van de (1589-1662)

Engraving/Gravure: Daer de slange het hooft in krijght, daer krijgtse licht het lijf in (Alle de Wercken van den heere Jacob Cats…, 1655).

Proverb turned into an emblem by van de Venne and then put into print by Hondius. A man teaching to another young man. Titled below: “de slange het hooft in krijght, daer krijgtse licht het lijf in”. Signed below: ‘AVVenne Jn. / Wil. Hondius fec’ Engraving and letterpress. Pages 487/488.

Engraving on paper, below and on the verso text in letterpress, plate mark: 132 x 135 mm; total (passepartout): 409 x 255 mm. Only state. Damp stain on top and bottom right corners and on the left margin, not affecting the plate; pencil handwritten notes on the bottom margin. Date of print ca 1655.

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