Portrait bust to the right inside oval by Jan Luyken (1649-1712). Surrounded by rich allegorical decoration. At the bottom a 6-line poem in Dutch by Adriaan Spinniker (1676-1754). Luiken was a Dutch poet, painter and etcher. His most famous works include: "Spiegel van Het Menselyk Bedryf", a collection of etchings of crafts from 1694 and "Des menschen beginning, middle and end", a collection of etchings of phases of life from 1712. Etching and engraving by Pieter Sluyter (1675 - after 1713). Published in Amsterdam by Cornelis van der Sys, ca. 1710. With a description of the print by A. Houbraken to the left of the image. Presumably used as a book illustration.
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