Johannes a Marck Frisius (…)
Mezzotint engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 16,3 x 21,6 cm. (6,4 x 8,5 inch). Image size: 13,5 x 18,8 cm. (5,3 x 7,4 inch).
Source unknown, to be determined.
Made by Pieter Schenk after an anonymous artist. Pieter ( Petrus ) Schenk ( Schenck ) ( 1660-1718/19): Born in Germany, but settled in Amsterdam where he became a pupil of Gerard Valck, the engraver. In 1687 he married Valck’s sister and thereafter the Schenk and Valck families were active over a long period with a wide range of interests as print sellers, publishers of books, maps, topographical and architectural drawings and globe makers.
Condition: Good, given age. A few minor crinkles. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: JOHANNES VAN MARCK-THEOLOGIAN-PORTRAIT