Allegorical goddesses enlightenment heavens 1836 beautiful antique frontis printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Joh. Noman & Zoon, Exeud.
(Goddesses- Allegory- Knowledge- Books)
Issued c.1835-6, Holland. Drawn by J. Kuyper. Engraved by L. Portman.
Etching and stipple engraving with original hand color.
Beautiful early 19th century antique frontis/ title page print. Depicts allegorical goddesses reaching towards heaven, presumably towards knowledge and enlightenment.
A superior ethnographic image of the era, with exquisite detailed and artistic original hand color which greatly enhances the visual appeal.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 9 1/4"H x 5 1/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 5 3/8"H x 3 1/2"W.