Houbraken Translated


Houbraken Translated. Arnold Houbraken's Great Theatre of the Netherlandish Painters and Paintresses

The complete, fully illustrated and augmented edition in English of
De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen [...] (3 vols.), Amsterdam 1718-1721
by Arnold Houbraken

Hendrik J. Horn & Rieke van Leeuwen

The Hague, 14 October 2021

'The Making of Houbraken Translated' was added on 29 June 2023.


Jacob Houbraken after Arnold Houbraken
Portrait of Arnold Houbraken (1660-1719)
Engraving, 157 x 114 mm (plate)
Illustration in vol. 3 (1721), opposite title page
Houbraken's noble spirit, known from his brushwork
Goes graze in a meadow of beautiful scenes
The son, to raise the father's fame up high
Erects an image of victory of lasting copper for him

David van Hoogstraten


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