Etching / engraving on hand laid paper.
Sheet size: 13,8 x 21,6 cm. (5,4 x 8,5 inch). Image size: 8,7 x 13,4 cm. (3,4 x 5,3 inch).
A book illustration. Source to be determined.
Made by ‘Simon Fokke’ after an anonymous artist. Simon Fokke (Amsterdam, 1712 – 1784) was a Dutch engraver, etcher and designer. He was a student of Jan Caspar Philips, and worked mainly in book illustration.
Condition: Very good, given age. Some small stains in margin. Some light creases. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.