Original antique print showing a portrait of Gottlieb Wilhelm Rabener (17 September 1714 ? 22 March 1771), a German writer of prose satires and publicist of the Enlightenment.
Made by J. E. Haid after A. Graff.
Medium: Mezzotint engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 14.1 x 22.5 cm (5.55 x 8.86 inch).
Condition: very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
GOTTLIEB WILHELM RABENER-WRITER-PORTRAIT | PCO-C45-42
Published in Germany, dated 1776.
Biography engraver: Johann Elias Haid (1736-1809) was a pupil of his father Johann Jakob. He worked in Augsburg.