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1676 A. v Diepenbeeck (1596-1675); C. Bloemaert (1603-1692) Mythology Pygmalion

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Abraham van Diepenbeeck (1596-1675); Cornelis Bloemaert (1603-1692) - Mythology - Pygmalion - Folio engraving - 1676

Etching - Plate signed - 1676

References: See Brunet III, 1443. Landwehr 502. Goldsmith M 47.

Abraham van Diepenbeeck (9 May 1596 (baptised) - May-Sept. 1675) was an erudite and accomplished Dutch painter of the Flemish School. It was after a visit to Italy that the artist began to paint chiefly in oil and to illustrate. Among his illustrations are fifty-eight designs engraved by Cornelis Bloemaert for the Abbe de Marolles' "Tableaux du Temple des Muses". During the reign of Charles I of England, van Diepenbeeck was in England where, besides painting portraits of the first Duke of Newcastle and his family, the artist illustrated that nobleman's book on "Horsemanship".

Rare smaller format version published in the edition of 1676. RARE.

Fine watermarked laid paper.