BG-01738

Antique print of the Siege of Grave by Le Clerc (1730)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Original folding line, blank verso. Small defect in the sky and a repair on the tree and near folding line (outside image). Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1730
  • Overall size: 45 x 38 cm.
  • Image size: 34.5 x 26 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'De Stadt Grave, door den Prins van Parma, in den jaar 1586, belegert'. This print depicts the siege of Grave by the Count of Parma. Originates from 'Geschiedenissen der Vereenigde Nederlanden (..)' by Jean le Clerc. 

Artists and Engravers: The author of this work is Jean Le Clerc / Joannes Clericus (1657-1736). From Hugenot origin, he studied filosophy, hebrew and theology in Geneva and travelled in Europe. He objected the calvinistic orthodoxie and influenced by Grotius, Episcopius, Van Limborch and others, he moved to Amsterdam, where he became a Remonstrant. He became a professor at the Remonstrant seminary, a writer and publisher.