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Lodewyck Toeput - Landscape
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Reference: Hollstein 222
Harbour in background, In foreground an eagle killing a scorpion (scene from Aesop)

Date: around 1599

After L.Toeput (Pozzoserrato)

Lodovico Pozzo inventor, Raphael Sadeler fecit bottom left.
Companion piece to print by Jan Sadeler (H.583)
Drawing by Toeput in The Louvree, Paris

Watermark in the paper (Double eagle with a crown above)




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SKU xxf42
Picture Size 20,70 x 27,70 cm
Specification Print
technic Engraving
Artist Raphael Sadeler I
period 16th Century
School Flemish
subject Landscape
rating ***


Lodewijk Toeput (1550-1603)

Lodewijk ToeputLodewijk Toeput, or il Pozzoserrato was a Mannerist landscape painter active in Italy.

This painter who was born in Antwerp made his carreer in Italy from 1580 on. He worked mainly in Treviso and was famous for his landscapes and market scenes.

According to Karel van Mander, who listed him as one of two painters from Northern Europe whom he met in Venice, he was a good poet (rederijker) as well as a painter; van Mander thought he came from Mechelen.Van Mander listed him with Dirck de Vries, a painter of kitchen pieces and fruit markets from Friesland. According to the RKD he was from Antwerp and spent most of his life in Treviso, Italy, where he died. He painted several historical allegories from the Bible and mythological themes from Metamorphoses.

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