Antique Master Print, untitled. This figure study shows a woman sitting and praying, in the background a house is on fire.
Made by Frederik Bloemaert after Abraham Bloemaert.
Medium: engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 29 x 42 cm (11.42 x 16.54 inch). Image size: 16.7 x 20.7 cm. (6.57 x 8.15 inch).
Condition: good, given age. A few minor crinkles and creases. Some tiny spots, mainly in the margins. Irregular edges as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
MASTER PRINT-STUDY-WOMAN PRAYING | DP-A3-001-20
No. 79 from a series of figure studies, published by Frederik Bloemaert c. 1640. Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Frederik Bloemaert’ after ‘Abraham Bloemaert’.
Biography engraver: Frederik Bloemaert (Utrecht ca. 1614-1690) was a Dutch printmaker and draftsman.
Biography artist: Abraham Bloemaert (1566-1651) was a Dutch painter and etcher/engraver. He was one of the ‘Haarlem Mannerists’, but shifted towards a more Baroque style around 1600.