This print shows a standing farmer from the Ardennes with a hoe over his shoulder and a stick in his hand. Proof of the third print from a series of six prints depicting various farmers from the United Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Made by after an anonymous artist.
Medium: Etching on wove paper.
Sheet size: 15 x 19.8 cm (5.91 x 7.8 inch). Image size: 9.2 x 14.5 cm. (3.62 x 5.71 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Wrinkles. Remains of glue in two corners. Print on thin paper. Stain in upper margin. Creases in upper corners. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
FARMER-MAN-ARDENNES-HOE-STICK IN HAND | RB-A7-30
This attractive print was published in Nijmegen in 1828.
Reference: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam RP-P-1885-A-8445.
Biography engraver: Anthonie Willem Hendrik Nolthenius de Man (1793-1842) was a Dutch draughtsman, etcher, art collector.