Original master print, titled: ‘Der Kesselflicker’. It shows a tinker is appraising the damages of a copper pot. He is watched by a woman and her oldest son, while two other boys are playing a little ways off. A pumpkin is in the foreground, as well as some other pots.
Made by Franz Seraph Hanfstaengl after Frans van Mieris.
Medium: lithograph with hand colouring on wove paper.
Sheet size: 51.5 x 46 cm (20.28 x 18.11 inch). Image size: 48.5 x 44.5 cm. (19.09 x 17.52 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Vertical brown bands over the sheet (not visible in the image), well visible on the rear. Some repaired tears in the margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
TINKER-BRONZE-KETTLE-PUMPKIN | DP-B1-32
Original antique master print, published in 1836. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters. Artists and Engravers: Lithographed by Hanfstaengel after a painting by Van Mieris.
Biography engraver: Franz Seraph Hanfstaengl (1804-1877) was a German painter, lithographer and photographer.
Biography artist: Frans van Mieris (1635-1681) was a Dutch Golden Age portrait and genre painter. He was the leading member of his family of painters, also including his two sons and grandson.