Title page Allegorical figures nudes c.1820 W.V. Senus stipple engraved printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Het Gebed des Heeren.
(Allegorical frontis- Nude female goddess, religious figures, allegory, religion, scenes from bible, Christianity)
Issued c.1820, Amsterdam. Engraved by W. V. Senus. Drawn by Groeneveld.
Beautiful stipple engraved early 19th century antique print. Aseries of ten splendid miniature scenes surround the central seated goddess with three infants at her knees. Nude female goddesses, a crucifiction scene at top center. A wonderful soft visual quality, including perfectly rendered shadows under the architectural cupola.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 17"H x 12"W.
Printed area measures c. 15 3/8"H x 11 1/4"W.
Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres et Graveurs, v.7, p. 713.