[Netherlands] Ludolphus Smids, M.D. & Antiquitatis Romanae Graecaeque cultor.
Mezzotint, with large magins. Plate 248 x 183mm. 9¾ x 7¼".
Ludolph Smids (1649-1720) was a Dutch physician, antiquarian and poet. He studied medicine at Leiden University from 1670. In 1685 after his second marriage he moved to Amsterdam where he published his 'Schatkamer der Nederlandsche Oudheden', a description of Dutch treasury detailing ancient castles and ruins, with 60 engravings by Jacobus Schijnvoet (1685-1733).
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