This print shows a smoking man, leaning his arms on a ledge in front of him.
Made by Anthonie Willem Hendrik Nolthenius de Man after Simon Besanger.
Medium: Etching on thin china paper.
Sheet size: 10 x 14.3 cm (3.94 x 5.63 inch). Image size: 8.5 x 9.2 cm. (3.35 x 3.62 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Print on thin paper. Wrinkles. Crease in lower left corner. Brown smudges. Remains of glue in upper corners. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
SMOKING-PIPE-MAN-LEANING-RELAX-BESANGER | RB-A7-30
This attractive print was published in Nijmegen in 1828.
Reference: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam RP-P-OB-22.835.
Biography engraver: Anthonie Willem Hendrik Nolthenius de Man (1793-1842) was a Dutch draughtsman, etcher, art collector.
Biography artist: Simon Besanger or Besange (1778-1801) was a Dutch painter.