Copperplate etching/engraving on verge type paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 10 x 16.5 cm. The image size is ca. 8 x 14 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 3.9 x 6.5 inch. The image size is ca. 3.1 x 5.5 inch.
Original engraving, captioned “La naissance de notre Seigneur Iesus-Christ” (the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ). This print shows Maria and Joseph with the baby Jesus, and the Adoration of the Sheperds, as well as a second female figure. From: “Histoire des Juifs et des Peuples voisins”, a French edition of Humphrey Prideaux’s “The Old and New Testament connected in the History of the Jews and Neighbouring Nations”. Artists and Engravers: Artist and engraver: unknown.
Condition: Good given age, quite browned, right margin uneven, small wormhole in the right margin, 3 mm. into the image. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-BIRTH-JESUS-CHRIST-JOSEPH-MARIA-SHEPERDS-PRIDEAUX