‘Femme de Schevelingen pres de la Haye’
Copperplate engraving/etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 17 x 23,2 cm. (6,7 x 9,1 inch). Image size: 10,9 x 16,5 cm. (4,3 x 6,5 inch).
Source unknown/to be determined.
Made by an anonymous engraver after ‘Bernard Picart’. Bernard Picart (1673-1733) was a French painter and engraver. He received his art education from his father, Etienne (1632-1721), from Le Brun and Jouvenet at the Royal Academy. His talents developed rapidly: at the age of sixteen he gained honors at the Academy of Paris.He was born in Paris and died in Amsterdam. Other engravers worked on this work as well.
Condition: Good, given age. An occasional tiny spot. A few minor crinkles. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: SCHEVENINGEN-DEN HAAG-WOMAN-COSTUME-NETHERLANDS