Engraving on laid paper. Watermark: Monogram on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 21.5 x 33.9 cm. The image size is ca. 17.9 x 26.6 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 8.5 x 13.3 inch. The image size is ca. 7 x 10.5 inch.
Antique print, titled: ‘Karel de Tweede.’ – Portrait of king Charles II of England. This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from the book: ‘Hugo de Groots Nederlandtsche Jaerboeken.’, published in 1681. These portraits are also to be found in othert sources and editions : P.C. Hooft, Bor, or Jean Le Clerc. Published between 1670 and 1730.Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Bernard Picart’ after own design. Bernard Picart (1673-1733) was a French painter and engraver. He received his art education from his father, Etienne (1632-1721), from Le Brun and Jouvenet at the Royal Academy. His talents developed rapidly: at the age of sixteen he gained honors at the
Condition: Good, given age. Ample margins. A small crease from the left margin into the image. Right margin faintly soiled and with a small dampstain. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-CHARLES II-ENGLAND-PICART