Pen and washed ink on wove (vellin) paper.
Sheet size: 22,5 x 30,5 cm. (8,9 x 12 inch). Image size: 16,5 x 25 cm. (6,5 x 9,8 inch).
Source unknown, to be determined.
Made by an anonymous engraver after ‘Jacob Houbraken or Hendrik Pothoven’. Jakob Houbraken (1698-1780) was a very productive Dutch 18th. Century engraver, who produced a great number of book-illustrations in the taste of the time. He also engraved many portraits and some prints after contemporary masters.
Condition: Good, given age. On oval attached to carrier sheet General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: PORTRAIT-SIMON FOKKE