Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 10,5 x 17,3 cm. (4,1 x 6,8 inch). Image size: 9,2 x 16,8 cm. (3,6 x 6,6 inch).
From an ed. of ‘Don Quichote’, published by Verdussen in Antwerp in 1672/73 Ref: Hollstein (book illustrations) 42.
Made by ‘Frederik Bouttats’ after an anonymous artist. Frederik Bouttats II (1610-1676), the younger, was a Flemish printmaker. Engraver and illustrator; active in Antwerp, mainly portraits and illustration for publisher in Cologne. Son and pupil of Frederik Bouttats the Elder; brother of Gaspar, Gerard, Jacob and Filibert. 1643 ‘wynmeester’ of St Luke Guild.
Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: DON QUICHOTE OF LA MANCHA