Pencil drawing on wove paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 17.5 x 12.1 cm. The image size is ca. 16 x 12.1 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 6.9 x 4.8 inch. The image size is ca. 6.3 x 4.8 inch.
Antique drawing, titled: ‘Pugatschaff.’ – Illustration to Karl Gutzkow’s “Pugatschew, Trauerspiel in 5 Aufzugen”, showing the pretender in court, surrounded by several ladies and numerous soldiers. Yemelyan Pugachev was a pretender to the Russian throne who led a great Cossack insurrection during the reign of Catherine II. Source unknown, to be determined.Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Anonymous’ after an anonymous artist. By unknown probably German draughtsman.
Condition: Excellent, given age. Drawing attached to carrier sheet. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE DRAWING-PUGATSCHEW-PUGACHEV-PRETENDER-RUSSIA-ANONYMOUS