Fokke, Simon (1712-1784)

[Original etching/ets] ‘Hugo de Groot zig bereidende tot de vlugt uit de Loevesteinsche gevangenis’; Hugo Grotius preparing his escape, 1621.

Hugo de Groot (Grotius) preparing his escape from Loevestein Castle. In a room he is stepping into a book chest. Standing beside him is his wife Maria van Reigersberg. Left: ‘S. Fokke del et fec.’; below: ‘Hugo de Groot zig bereidende tot de vlugt uit de Loevesteinsche gevangenis, in ’t jaar 1621.’; ‘Is. Tirion excudit.’ Used in: J. Wagenaar, Vaderlandsche historie, vol. 10, Isaak Tirion, Amsterdam, 1754.

Etching on laid paper, with margins on left, right and bottom. total: 220 x 250 mm; some browning on the top and a hardly visible brown stain in the middle. Muller 1437a, state II/2.

Incl. BTW  72,60

Excl. BTW  60,00

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