Original antique print showing a portrait of Antoine Francois Prevost d’Exiles (1697 – 1763), usually known simply as the Abbe Prevost, a French priest, author, and novelist.
Made by Jakob van Schley after Anonymous.
Medium: Engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 17.4 x 22.8 cm (6.85 x 8.98 inch).
Condition: good, given age. A few small creases near edges. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
ABBE PREVOST-AUTHOR-PRIEST-PORTRAIT | PCO-A17-16
Published in France dated 1746.
Biography engraver: Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley (26 July 1715 Amsterdam ? 7 February 1779 Amsterdam) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver.