This antique print drawing shows a man with a packed horse in front of three women washing clothes in a river. Possibly an erotic scenery given the scarse women clothing and the man watching.
Made by Johannes Kornlein after Philips Wouwerman.
Medium: Mixed technique / printdrawing on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 19.2 x 14.7 cm (7.56 x 5.79 inch). Image size: 19.2 x 14.7 cm. (7.56 x 5.79 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Pencil writing and stamp on reverse. Remain of papertape on reverse. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
TRAVELER-HORSE-WOMEN WASHING IN RIVER | RBOS-A8-21
This attractive printdrawing was published by Ploos van Amstel (1726-1798). On the reverse his original stamp and manuscript annotation in pencil by Ploos.. 1772.
State: 3rd and final state, from H. 189.
Provenance: Owner stamp from Ploos van Amstel.
Biography engraver: Johannes Kornlein was a German etcher, engraver (printmaker), draftsman (1719/1721-1772) from Nuremberg and active in Amsterdam.
Biography artist: Philips Wouwerman (1619-1668) was a Dutch painter of landscapes, hunting and battle scenes. We can see his initials and date 1660 on the plate.