(No one is so hard …) View of a lively village fair. Drinking farmers greeting well dressed citizens. A blind man with a dog is led by a boy. A beergarden on the right. People watching games and crafts.
Made by Anonymous after Jan van de Velde.
Medium: Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 37.6 x 25.9 cm (14.8 x 10.2 inch). Image size: 36.6 x 24.8 cm. (14.41 x 9.76 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Small margins, old central fold. Top corners slightly thin and reinforced. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
VILLAGE FAIR-BEERGARDEN-DRINKING-GAMES-CRAFTS-BLIND MAN | PCO-EXPO-123
Publisher: Claes Janszn. Visscher.
State: 3rd state (3).
Biography artist: Jan van de Velde II (1593-1641) came from the southern Netherlands as a fugitive around 1600 to the Netherlands. His father was a writingmaster and Jan trained as an etcher. He produced many highly important series of landscape prints.
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