Etching/engraving on hand laid paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 26.6 x 19.5 cm. The image size is ca. 26.6 x 19.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 10.5 x 7.7 inch. The image size is ca. 10.5 x 7.7 inch.
Antique print, untitled. A family with their herd in an enclosed area near a rock face and cave. With ox, donkey, sheep and a goat, as well as two dogs. Basan edition. State: II (2). Ref: Hollstein 65. Artists and Engravers: Made by Cornelis Visscher after Nicolaes Berchem. Cornelis Visscher (Haarlem, 1629-1658) was a Dutch Golden Age engraver and brother of Jan and Lambert de Visscher. Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem / Berghem (1620-1683) was a highly esteemed and prolific Dutch Golden Age painter of pastoral landscapes, populated with mythological or biblical figures, but also of a number of allegories and genre pieces.
Condition: Very good, given age. Margins cropped. A crease in the left edge of the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE MASTER PRINT-HERD-FAMILY-DONKEY-OX-C. VISSCHER-BERGHEM