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Huge engraving of the forefather Jacob walking toward Esau with an offering in his hand. Amsterdam 1700
Depicting Genesis 32, the meeting of Jacob and Esau, an illustration which shows attention to the smallest details. This was published in 1700 by Wilhelm and David Goeree, usually together with the artist Jan Luyken, one of the three illustrators of Dutch literature at the time. The engravings were done on paper by hand. Signs of folding, small tears in the folds. 32x56cm. Stains. Generally very good condition.
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