Subject: Antique print, titled: ‘Gehoor zaal [..].’ – View of the lecture room at Felix Meritis in Amsterdam.
Condition: Good, given age. Small margins, two restored tears upper margin. A few small stains and some soiling in the margins and blank area around the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Etching on laid paper. Watermark: Large eagle
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 59.5 x 49.3 cm. The image size is ca. 54.8 x 44.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 23.4 x 19.4 inch. The image size is ca. 21.6 x 17.5 inch.
Part Number: 61357
Location: PCO-P5-13 / Expo-178
Description: Very fine proof impression before lettering. State: First state of 4. Ref: FMH 5124.
Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Reinier Vinkeles & Noach van der Meer’ after ‘Jaques Kuyper & Pieter Barbiers’. 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. Noach van der Meer Jr. (Dutch; 1741-1822) was a famous book illustrator in Amsterdam. Jaques Kuyper (1761-1808) was a pupil of Andriessen and Izaak Schmidt. He worked as a history painter. Pieter Barbiers (1748-1842) worked in Amsterdam. He was part of the artist family Barbiers.