Original antique master print showing a boy and a girl behind a table. The boy is holding a chalk holder; The girl holds a silhouette portrait in her hands. On the table before them are two prints.
Made by J. Haid after J. Phil. Haid.
Medium: Mezzotint engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 30.5 x 43 cm (12.01 x 16.93 inch). Image size: 28 x 41 cm. (11.02 x 16.14 inch).
Condition: fair, given age. Several holes professionally repaired (leafcasting). Edges partly browned. Some damp staining. Horizontal fold in the middel (crease). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
GIRL-BOY-SILHOUETTE-PRINTS | DPO-A2-003-06
Published in Augsburg by J. J. Haid c. 1750.
Biography engraver: Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767) was a German engraver who worked in Augsburg. His mezzotint engravings are well known ? like his entire family is known for their mezzotint portraits.