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Nicolaas Verkolje after Arnold Houbraken

Portrait of Jacob Moelart (1649-ca. 1727)
The Hague, , inv./cat.nr. RKD (standplaats [..]
<a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/80427" title="Nicolaas Verkolje"><span class="text">Nicolaas Verkolje</span></a> after <a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/39950" title="Arnold Houbraken"><span class="text">Arnold Houbraken</span></a>
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Object information
Object category
print
Support/medium
paper, mezzotint, 3rd state
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 254 x 192 mm
Signature/inscription
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  • inscription lower left: A. Houbraken Inv:
  • inscription lower right: N. Verkolje fecit
  • inscription bottom (positional attribute): Dus stelt sig Moelart, in zijn Const vertrek, ten toon, / Wiens oog gestadig speelt’ op Leevindige doon; Men mag aan hem, wel vrij, Penceel, en Verven spaaren: / Sijn wesen leeft int breijn van duijsendt kunstenaaren. / T’ is niet, dan Louter kunst, wat, uit syn oogen, straalt, / De kunst is ’t Element, waar in hy adem haalt. / Jacob Zeeus
    poem by Jacob Zeeus (1686-1718), in the print, partly drawn over in pen in brown ink (by an anonymous hand)unknown)
Date
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1688 - 1746
period of activity N. Verkolje
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Entered on: 2015-05-05; Last modification: 2015-12-17

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