Biblia Neerlandica Builders of the Wall Johannes Luyken 1650

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Artist Biography

Johannes Luyken (April 16, 1649 - April 5, 1712) Dutch Engraver. He was born and died in Amsterdam, where he learned engraving from his father Kaspar Luyken. He married at 19 and had several children, of who Kasparus Luiken also became a renowned engraver.

Date

1650

Source

Biblia Neerlandica or Generalstaaten-Bibel

Volume

Non Applicable

Plate Number

34

Description

This is a bi-fold leaf of early printing from the Biblia Neerlandica or Generalstaaten-Bibel. Printed in 1650 it was the standard Bible of the Dutch Reform Church corresponding to Luther's version in Germany and The King James Version in England. The folio leaf measures 38 x 47 cm in totality and contains a 33.5 x 43.0 cm. engraving by Johannes Luyken of Builders of the Wall from The Book of Nehemiah Chapter 3. (Darlow/M. 3307) This leaf contains wear around the edges.

Print Method

Copper Engraving

Size of Print

33.5 x 43.0 cm.

Size of Leaf

38.0 x 47.0 cm.

References

Darlow/M. 3307

Condition

Fine

Price:
$135.00
SKU:
12460
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