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Engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 17,2 x 22,4 cm. (6,8 x 8,8 inch). Image size: 15,5 x 21 cm. (6,1 x 8,3 inch).
Published in France by Balthasar Moncornet c. 1660.
Made by Montcornet after Montcornet. Balthasar Moncornet (c.1600-1668) was a French painter, engraver and print dealer. He is an interesting and talented, but under-appreciated engraver. He is the father of Jean Moncornet.
Condition: Fair, given age. Paper crinkles and a few creases. Small tear top edge. A few small spots. Writing in ink bottom edge. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: KOPRULUZADE FAZIL AHMED PASHA-OTTOMAN-PORTRAIT