Gerardus Larisse Pictor Leodiensis
Mezzotint engraving on hand laid (vergé) paper. Watermark: Coat of arms wiht French lily.
Sheet size: 20 x 29 cm. (7,9 x 11,4 inch). Image size: 17,8 x 24,2 cm. (7 x 9,5 inch).
Source unknown, to be determined. Ref: Hollstein Dutch 714-1(3)
Made by ‘Petrus Schenk’ after ‘Gerard de Lairesse’. 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: Good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: PORTRAIT GERARD LARISSE