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Africa Punishment Hermits Hermit R. De Hooghe Engraving 1700

Africa Punishment Hermits Hermit R. De Hooghe Engraving 1700

Africa Punishment Hermits Hermit R. De Hooghe Engraving 1700
Africa Punishment Hermits Hermit R. The description of this item has been automatically translated. Absolution et Penitence des Pretres en Abissinie, etc.

/ Engraving depicting African rituals of punishment and absolution. On the far left, a sinner is weighed near a staircase with a confessional on top. In the foreground, near a wedge with flails, a man has his hair shaved.

The sinners' hair is braided. On the right, a child is shot and the men are injured with a flail. In the background are several hermits. / Africa punishment Punishment hermits hermits.

Leiden, Pieter van der Aa c. Very rare engraving by Romeyn de Hooghe. - Size of sheet: c. He was active as painter, sculptor, engraver, draftsman and caricaturist. He is probably best known for his political caricatures of Louis XIV and propagandistic prints in support of the Prince of Orange.

In 1668 he traveled to Paris, where he came into contact with French art, the influence of which can be seen throughout his work. He was made noble in 1675 by the Polish king John III Sobieski for his graphic depictios of the battles of Chotyn and Terebowlja. In 1687 he inherited the house of his uncle Pieter de Hooch and lived in Haarlem until his death. In the course of his career as engraver, Romeyn de Hooge produced over 3500 prints. - This is an original!

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Secure ordering - order control checked! In 1687 he inherited the house of his uncle Pieter de Hooc. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".

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  • Originality: Unicum Handmade Original
  • Pressure Type: Handmade
  • Brand: Unbranded


Africa Punishment Hermits Hermit R. De Hooghe Engraving 1700