Schoonebeek, Adriaan (1657/1661-1705)

[Original engraving/gravure] ‘Afbeelding van de Auto da Fe of Strafoefening der Inquisitie in Spanje’; Auto-da-fé by the Spanish Inquisition.

Auto-da-fé, ritual of public penance of condemned heretics during the Spanish inquisition process. In a public square, a mass is held with officials present. Below, the condemned are led away in a procession, recognisable by the penitential garment, called Sanbenito. Inscription below: ‘Afbeelding van de Auto da Fe of Strafoefening der Inquisitie in Spanje’. Used in: Philippi a Limborch, Historia Inquisitionis. Henricus Wetstein, Amsterdam, 1692.

Etching on laid paper, platemark: 250 x 335 mm; total: 291 x 342 mm; watermark: Arms of Amsterdam; three vertical folds, paper slightly frayed bottom edge, some smudges. Not in Muller; Atlas Van Stolk 1287.

Incl. BTW  90,75

Excl. BTW  75,00