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Abundance with Horn of Plenty

Van Kessel, Theodor (ca. 1620- after 1660, Dutch) after Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640, Flemish)

Etching and engraving on laid paper

Theodor Van Kessel (ca.1620 - after 1660)  Abundance with Horn of Plenty, 17th century

Theodor Van Kessel
Abundance with Horn of Plenty


Date: 17th Century
Medium: Etching and engraving on laid paper (after Peter Paul Ruben) 
Dimensions: 423 x 315 mm.  16 5/8 x 12 3/8 in.
References: Dutuit IV, p. 162, 27, following the artist’s proofs without annotations; Hollstein 47
Signature: Noted in the plate “Petr. Paul Rubbens pinxit” and “Theod. Van Kessel fecit aqua forti” lower left;
Annotation: Noted in the plate “Gillis Hendricx excudit Antuerpia” lower right
Provenance: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., New York; 1977 to David Tunick, Inc.