Engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 14,6 x 17,5 cm. (5,7 x 6,9 inch). Image size: 8,7 x 14,7 cm. (3,4 x 5,8 inch).
Published in The Netherlands, dated 1796.
Made by R. Vinkeles after J. Buys . 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 (City Drawing School) in 1762. In 1770 he left for Paris, where he studied for a year with Jacques-Philippe Le Bas.
Condition: Good, given age. Paper slightly browned. A few tiny spots. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: HULDRYCH ZWINGLI-ULRICH-REFORMATION-PORTRAIT