This print shows three children with dolls.
Made by Pieter de Mare after Christina Chalon.
Medium: Etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 4.5 x 5.1 cm (1.77 x 2.01 inch). Image size: 3.7 x 4.5 cm. (1.46 x 1.77 inch).
Condition: good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
CHILDREN-DOLLS | RBOS-A8-12
This attractive print was published in 1777-1779.
Reference: Rijksmuseum RP-P-1918-1911.
Provenance: Collectors mark vE in circle on reverse.
Biography engraver: Pieter de Mare (Leiden; 1758-1796) was a Dutch etcher and engraver, active in Leiden and a student of Abraham Delfos.
Biography artist: Christina Chalon (1748-1808) was born in Amsterdam. She studied painting under Sara Troost and Ploos van Amstel. She devoted herself more to etching, however. She left ca. 30 plates.