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Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 30,5 x 21,7 cm. (12 x 8,5 inch). Image size: 29,5 x 17 cm. (11,6 x 6,7 inch).
Source unknown, to be determined.
Made by Martin Engelbrecht after own design. Published and engraved by Martin Engelbrecht (1684, Augsburg – 1756, Augsburg), a German Baroque engraver and publisher. He began his career as an artist by the attachment to a local publishing house but had by 1708 moved to Berlin where he was engaged in the designs after Eosander von Goethe of a the Silberbüfett im Ritterall at Berlin and of a porcelain cabinet in Charlotttenberg. Returning to Augsburg he was involved in illustrating a wide variety of works after various artist mainly on subjects connected with the decorative arts. However in 1711 Engelbrecht was again in Berlin working at a fine art publishers with his older brother Christian Engelbrecht (1672-1735). They decided to start their own independent publishing house at Augsburg in 1719 where they produce a wide variety of graphic works.
Condition: Good, given age. Light soiling and creasing. Trimmed close to platemark. Staining. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANGEL WARNS LOT-DESTRUCTION SODOM