Original antique print showing a portrait of Jean Henri van Swinden (1746 – 1823), a Dutch mathematician and physicist who taught in Franeker and Amsterdam. With an 8-line poem by B. Klijn Bz.
Made by P. Velijn after H.W. Caspari.
Medium: Stipple engraving on wove paper.
Sheet size: 13.3 x 21.7 cm (5.24 x 8.54 inch). Image size: 9.6 x 14.5 cm. (3.78 x 5.71 inch).
Condition: good, given age. A few small spots in the margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
JEAN HENRI VAN SWINDEN-PORTRAIT | PCO-C45-21
Published in the Netherlands c. 1824.
Reference: FMP 5245-l.
Biography engraver: Philippus Velijn (1786-1836) originated from Leiden. He was a pupil of Abraham Delfos. He later worked in Amsterdam and Paris as a professional engraver. .
Biography artist: Hendrik Willem Caspari (1770-1829) worked in Amsterdam.