Original antique print showing a portrait of Dirk Smits (1702 -l 1752), a Dutch poet, merchant, civil servant, writer from Rotterdam.
Made by Pieter Tanje after Dionys van Nijmegen.
Medium: Engraving/etching on Hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 17.3 x 23.5 cm (6.81 x 9.25 inch). Image size: 16 x 22.5 cm. (6.3 x 8.86 inch).
Condition: good, given age. A few spots in the text area. Verso: remains of paper from attachment. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
DIRK SMITS-POET-PORTRAIT | PCO-A17-07
Published in the Netherlands by J. Burgvliet, dated 1752.
Biography engraver: Pieter Tanje (1706-1761), Dutch engraver.
Biography artist: Dionys van Nijmegen (1705-1798).