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14 DAVID VAN HOOGSTRATEN MEDICINAE DOCTOR. 187

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Title: DAVID VAN HOOGSTRATEN MEDICINAE DOCTOR.
Author: Gunst, Pieter van (1658-1731) and Halma, Fran�ois (1653-1722), after Boonen. Arnold (1669-1729)
Description: Bust portrait in oval of David van Hoogstraten (1658-1724). Van Hoogstraten was a Dutch physician, poet and linguist. He studied medicine in Leiden and worked as a doctor in Dordrecht. He was a teacher at a grammar school in Amsterdam, where he from 1694 to 1722 was also vice principal. As linguist he contributed to determine the gender of words, using the work of Vondel and Hooft as reference. In 1704 he published a Latin-Dutch dictionary. Inscribed in oval frame: 'DAVID VAN HOOGSTRATEN MEDICINAE DOCTOR.' signed below: 'A. Boonen pinxit. / P. van Gunst sculpsit. / F. Halma excudit.' Four lines of text in Latin at the bottom, by Janus Brokhusius. Published in ca. 1720
Colouring: 847
Condition: Prenten, Portretten
Technique: Engraving on paper with small margins; plate mark: 302 x 233 mm, total: 323 x 245 mm; pasted on thicker paper, in good conditions. Van Someren 2574
  • Number: 1871288 (60744)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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