Frontis Allegory cherubs scholars heraldry family crests 1744 fineantique printAntiqueMapsPrints.com
Untitled frontis- Engraved mid-18th century Allegorical print
(Cherubs / learning / Provinces of Holland / scholars / heraldry / family crests / etc.)
Issued Amsterdam, 1744 by J.C. Philips.
Unique and interesting mid-18th century frontis print, with full beautiful hand color.
Outstanding visual appeal, a superior example by any measure. Six cherubs, two female muses, active port trading harbor scene in distance (Amsterdam from Ij).
Great visual manner of depiction, utterly unlike anything produced today.
Clean, well-preserved, nice example.
Sheet measures c. 4 1/2" x 7 1/2".
Printed area measures c. 3 3/4" x 6 1/4".