Antique Master Print-POOR PAINTER-FAMILY-MEZZOTINT-Both-Schenk-c.1690



Magnus Pictor inops. – (Helpless great master.) A poor family is observing a desperate painter.

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‘Magnus Pictor inops.’

mezzotint engraving on hand laid paper.
Sheet size: 17,7 x 24,3 cm. (7 x 9,6 inch). Image size: 17,7 x 24,3 cm. (7 x 9,6 inch).

Source unknown, to be determined. Ref: Hollstein 434

Made by ‘Petrus Schenk’ after ‘Andries Both’. Pieter/ Petrus Schenk / Schenck the elder (1660-1711/1713), a German engraver and cartographer active in Amsterdam and Leipzig. One of his specialties was the mezzotint.

Condition: Fair, given age. Trimmed near image. Overall soiling, creasing and staining, mostly visible on rear. Remains of previous attachment on rear. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.


RBOS-A3-26 (RB-307)

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Dimensions 24 × 17 × 1 cm


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