Engraving on hand laid paper. Watermark: Coat of arms with a French Lily. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 14.6 x 21.6 cm. The image size is ca. 12.5 x 19.6 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 5.7 x 8.5 inch. The image size is ca. 4.9 x 7.7 inch.
Antique print, titled: ‘Petro Coecke Alostano Pictori’ – Portrait of the painter Pieter Coecke van Aelst. Source unknown, to be determined. State: Only state. Ref: New Hollstein 93.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. Light crayon soiling on right. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-PORTRAIT-PAINTER-PIETER COECKE VAN AELST-HONDIUS