This print shows the Assassination of French emissaries at Rastadt (Germany) by Austrian hussars, April 28, 1799, (9 Flor?al, year VII, during the French Revolution).
Made by Reinier Vinkeles and Daniel Vrijdag after Duplessi Bertaux.
Medium: Engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: yes.
Sheet size: 28 x 22.5 cm (11.02 x 8.86 inch). Image size: 21 x 16.5 cm. (8.27 x 6.5 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Folds as published. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
FRENCH REVOLUTION-ASSASSINATION-RASTADT-AUSTRIAN HUSSARS-FRENCH EMISSARIES | RBOS-A8-18
This attractive print was published ca 1800. From: Tafereelen van de Staatsomwenteling in Frankrijk (1794-1807).
Biography engraver: Reinier Vinkeles (Amsterdam; 1741-1816), was an 18th-century painter and engraver from the Northern Netherlands, who was the later teacher of several talented artists. He studied for some ten years with Jan Punt and joined the Amsterdam Stadstekenacademie. Daniel Vrijdag (Dutch 1765-1822).