‘Illustrisimo Domino D. Michaeli Angelo …’
etching / engraving on hand laid (vergé) paper. Watermark: double circle with lamb (Italian paper).
Sheet size: 35 x 49,7 cm. (13,8 x 19,6 inch). Image size: 32,5 x 46,5 cm. (12,8 x 18,3 inch).
Source unknown, to be determined.
Made by ‘Robert van Audenaerd’ after ‘Carlo Maratti (Italian; 1625-1713)’. Robert van Audenaerd (1663-1743) was a Flemish painter and etcher/engraver from Gend. He was active in Rome for 37 years under Carlo Maratti / Maratta.
Condition: Good, given age. Light soiling and creasing. Few small tears in paper edges, backed and barely visible. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ELIEZER AND REBECCA AT WELL