Original etching/engraving on handlaid (verge) paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 13.5 x 13.5 cm. The image size is ca. 12 x 12 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 5.3 x 5.3 inch. The image size is ca. 4.7 x 4.7 inch.
Original antique print, titled: ‘Veue de St. Jean et Paule et de l’escolle Sainct Mare de Veniz’. It shows: the Santi Giovanni e Paolo church in Venice, as well as the Saint Mary church. Image in a circular border. Source unknown, to be determined. It was published in c. 1680.Artists and Engravers: Engraver: Israel Silvestre. Israel Silvestre (Nancy 1621 – Paris 1691) was a prolific French draughtsman, etcher and print dealer who specialised in topographical views and architectural plates. He was orphaned at a young age, and taken in by his uncle Israel Henriet, a Paris-based print dealer, and friend of Jacques Callot.
Condition: Very good, given age. A small stain in the left edge of the image, and a small stain in the caption below the image.General age-related light toning and/or staining from handling. Please study scan carefully
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-VENICE-VIEW-CHURCH-GIOVANNI E PAOLO-MARIA-SILVESTRE