Original antique print showing a portrait of Dirk Schelte, Amsterdam jeweler, deacon and burlesque poet (1639-1715).
Made by Pieter van Gunst after Boone.
Medium: Engraving/etching on Hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 18.5 x 25 cm (7.28 x 9.84 inch). Image size: 14.2 x 20.7 cm. (5.59 x 8.15 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Some minor spots and creasing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
DIRK SCHELTE-JEWELER-POET-PORTRAIT | PCO-A17-08
Published in the Netherlands dated 1713.
State: state 2(2) Rijksmuseum.
Reference: FMP 4771.
Biography engraver: Pieter Stevensz. van Gunst (1658/9 – 1732), also known as Pieter Stevens van Gunst or Petrus Stephani, was a Dutch draughtsman, copperplate engraver and printmaker active in Amsterdam, London (1704), and the Dutch town of Nederhorst.