Subject: Antique print, titled: ‘Pharaon Roi d’ Egypte submerge dans la Mer Rouge avec son Armee.’, Exodus 15: Moses closing the Red Sea on the Egyptian Pharaoh and his army. In the top middle of the image God is depicted.
Condition: Very good, given age. Short margins. Two original folds, as issued. Top and bottom margins a little browned. Remains of attachment to carrier to the verso. A small tear from the bottom margin, minimally into the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 33.9 x 23.1 cm. The image size is ca. 33.1 x 22.4 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 13.3 x 9.1 inch. The image size is ca. 13 x 8.8 inch.
Part Number: 44131
Artists and Engravers: Made by J.Folkema after an anonymous artist. Jacob Folkema (1692-1767) was a Dutch designer and engraver, born in Dokkum. Initially trained by his father, he later came under the tutelage of Bernard Picart in Amsterdam. He was also an excellent mezzotint engraver. On some of his plates he had help from his sister, miniature painter Anna Folkema.