Date Created: 16 March 2018

Author: Gerard P. van Groeningen / Groningen / Groenning / Groningus (act. ±1560-1590) was a Flemish painter and engraver.


Location: The PrintsCollector, the Netherlands

Link to: Website

  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • Falcon
  • Painting
  • 16th Century
  • Hunting
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About this Item

Antique print, titled: 'Musica Bacchus Amor gaudent iuvenilibus annis ' - This print shows favorite pastimes for a 20-year old: Bacchus hunting on horseback. A Roman figure with wrath holding a falcon. Men throwing balls. Music and love. The scroll like decorative border shows musical instruments, with lute, bagpipe, trombone, flute and tennis rackets. Etching and engraving on hand laid paper. Description: From a series of 10: 'Histoire d'un Homme.', depicting the ages of man from 10-100. Published by Philips Galle. Ref: Nagler, 6, p. 132; New Hollstein, v. 4, part 1 nos. 14-23 (series). Provenance: With an unknown collection mark of a stylized tree with initials BV (not in Lugt).Artists and Engravers: Made by 'G.P. van Groeningen' after own design. Gerard P. van Groeningen / Groningen / Groenning / Groningus (act. ±1560-1590) was a Flemish painter and engraver. Condition: Very good, given age. Small stamp on reverse. Margins cropped close to the image edge. Remains of attachment to carrier to the rear of the sheet. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: RC-C13-47 The overall size is ca. 9.6 x 8 inch. The image size is ca. 9.4 x 7.6 inch. The overall size is ca. 24.3 x 20.2 cm. The image size is ca. 23.9 x 19.3 cm. Bookseller Inventory # 53949

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