Engraving on hand laid paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 12.3 x 21 cm. The image size is ca. 12.3 x 21 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 4.8 x 8.3 inch. The image size is ca. 4.8 x 8.3 inch.
Antique print, titled: ‘Henrico Blesio Bovinati pictori.’ – Portrait of the painter Herri met de Bles (also Henri Bles, thought to be Herry de Patenir). Published by Hendrik Hondius in 1610. State: Only state. Ref: New Hollstein 96.Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Hendrik Hondius’ after an anonymous artist. Hendrik Hondius / Hond, ‘the elder’ (1573-1650) was a Dutch designer and engraver from Duffel. He was a pupil of Jan Wierix and Jan Vredeman de Vries. He was a very active printmaker/publishers in the early part of the 17th. Century. He first worked abroad and then settled in The Hague. He mostly engraved portraits.
Condition: Very good, given age. Cut just outside the plateline. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-PORTRAIT-HERRI MET DE BLES-HERRY DE PATENIR-HONDIUS