Original antique print showing a portrait of Johannes Florentius (Jan Floris) Martinet (1729 – 1795), Dutch historian, writer, theologian.
Made by Reinier Vinkeles after own design.
Medium: engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 11 x 17.5 cm (4.33 x 6.89 inch).
Condition: very good, given age. Very light crease bottom right corner. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
JAN FLORIS MARTINET-PORTRAIT | RB-A8-02
Published in The Netherlands 1778.
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.