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Johannes Adriaansz Bemme
De Vrijheid-verkrijging der Protestentsche godsdienst, in de Nederlanden.



(The gaining of Protestant religious freedom in the Low Countries). This is an large allegory of this event in 1517 in present day Belgium and the Netherlands. Rare Proof impression of this etching and stipple engraving on hand laid paper. State: Proof state. Reference: FMH 728; Atlas van Stolk 612. Published by Johannes Groenewoud Janszn. According to Muller published in 1817 during the 3rd centennial of the Church reform (1517), but sources also mention the possibillity of it's publication in 1827 during the 250 year celebration of the Union of Brussels (1577). Made by Johannes Adriaansz. Bemme after G. Moeyjer. Johannes Adriaansz. Bemme (1775-1841) was a Dutch designer and etcher active in Rotterdam. He was also active in the very early years of the lithography. He was a student of his father, Hauck and D. Langendijk. C. Moeyjer = C. Meyer.


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    Good. Image very nice. Tears in lower right corner, several small tears and creases in margins. Light soiling of margins.This print is in good shape given it's size and vulnerability..
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    H 21.97 in. x W 29.49 in.

    H 55.8 cm x W 74.9 cm

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    Zeeland, NL
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    54793 TPC-Expo-P11-22

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