Antique Master Print-FARMERS-ARMS-CROSSED-BEHIND-THE-BACK-Savery-Quast-1630-1665

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‘GERRETJE VUYL TURF’

– Man with hands behind his back, seen en profil

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Description

Man with hands behind his back, seen en profil

Made by Salomon Savery after Pieter Jansz. Quast.

Medium: Engraving and etching on hand laid (verge) paper.

Image size: 7.5 x 11.6 cm. (2.95 x 4.57 inch).

Condition: good, given age. Some remains of tape on rear from previous attachment. (not in Lugt). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

FARMERS-ARMS-CROSSED-BEHIND-THE-BACK | PCO-E18-9

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

The print is part of a twelve-part series of prints depicting peasants, titled “T’Leven Der Boeren” (the life of farmers).

Reference: Hollstein Dutch 83-2(2).

Provenance: With the collection mark EB in a double circle.

Biography engraver: Salomon Savery (1594-ca. 1665) was a Dutch artist, nephew of Roelant Savery. He was one of the most prolific printmakers associated with book illustration in 17th century Netherlands.

Biography artist: Pieter Jansz. Quast (1606-1647) was active as painter and etcher in the Hague. He specialised in genre scenes.

Additional information

Dimensions 1 cm

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