Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge type) paper.
Sheet size: 35,5 x 43,6 cm. (14 x 17,2 inch). Image size: 34,4 x 43 cm. (13,5 x 16,9 inch).
Source unknown, to be determined. Ref: Hollstein Dutch 52 ?(6) Provenance: With collection mark LL (Lugt 1731: L. Lepingle, 19th.c. Brussels)
Made by ‘Cornelis Visscher II’ after own design. Cornelis Visscher (1629-1658), was a Dutch Golden Age engraver from Haarlem and the brother of Jan de Visscher and Lambert Visscher.
Condition: Good, given age. Print makes very nice impression. Creasing and folding, not very noticable on front. Several small tears in paper edges, backed by oriental or contemporary paper. Paper loss in top right corner margin, not effecting image.Trimmed near plate mark. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: WOMAN BAKING PANCAKES-INTERIOR-PIPE SMOKER-CAT