Antique Print-ALGERNON SIDNEY-SYDNEY-PORTRAIT-Picart-van Egmont-1724

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‘ALGERNOON SIDNEY.’

– Original antique print showing a portrait of Algernon Sidney or Sydney (15 January 1623 ? 7 December 1683), an English politician, republican political theorist and colonel.

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Original antique print showing a portrait of Algernon Sidney or Sydney (15 January 1623 ? 7 December 1683), an English politician, republican political theorist and colonel.

Made by Bernard Picart after Justus van Egmont.

Medium: Engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 18 x 24.5 cm (7.09 x 9.65 inch). Image size: 14.5 x 19.8 cm. (5.71 x 7.8 inch).

Condition: good, given age. A few small spots. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

ALGERNON SIDNEY-SYDNEY-PORTRAIT | PCO-A17-30

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Published in France, dated 1724.

Biography engraver: Picart was born in Paris in 1673. He came from a family of printmakers and publishers. After 1700 he moved to Amsterdam, where he was active as printmaker and publisher. His prints in the “French” taste were very popular. His way of working was also very influential for the bookillustration in the Netherlands.

Additional information

Dimensions 24 × 18 × 1 cm

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