Gole, Jacob (c. 1660-1724) after Coypel, Antoine (1661-1722)

Susanna and the Elders (Susanna en de ouderlingen).

Susanna being harassed by the elders. Beautiful composition with inscription below: ‘Susanne surprise dans le bain par les deux veillards. // Ces deux infames scelerats / Ne pouvant assouvir leurs impudiques flames; / Veulent faire perir la plus chaste de femmes: / Mais Dieu punit leurs attentats.’ Signed on bottom right: ‘J.Gole fec: et exc: Amstelod. cum Privil.’ Quite faded, a number ‘8’ on the bottom left on verso. Published in Amsterdam, around 1650-1700.

Mezzotint on paper, trimmed close to plate mark; plate mark: 255 x 183 mm, total: 275 x 201 mm; Hollstein 146. Very nice impression, small stain on the right margin. Traces of previous mounting on verso.

Incl. BTW  363,00

Excl. BTW  300,00