Auction 353 Manuscripts, Letters a.o. Written Documents
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CALLIGRAPHY -- COPPENOL, Lieven Willemsz v. "Daer is een Wetgever, die kan zaligh maken ende verdoemen. Maer gij, wie sijt gij, die eenen anderen oordeelt, (etc.)". 1657. Calligraphed text in black ink in 8 lines, written on laid paper. Sheet size 515 x 730 mm. (Hinged to mount, outer right upper corner torn off, but preserved).

Lieven Willemsz v. Coppenol (1598-1667), teacher and head of the French school in Amsterdam, was a Dutch calligrapher best known today for his portraits by Rembrandt. Signed and dated. Private reflection in fine calligraphed manuscript on Jacob 4:12 (NT): "Only one is the lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to judge another?"

€ 1000

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