Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 19,7 x 33 cm. Image size: 18 x 31,5 cm.
Source unknown, to be determined.
Made by Georg Martin Preisler after an anonymous artist. Georg Martin Preisler (1700 – 1754), German engraver. He was most notable for his portraits and a series of twenty-one engravings of classical and neo-classical sculptures in Rome, based on drawings made there by his brother Johan Martin Preisler.
Condition: Very good, given age. Tiny hole upper left near plate edge; backed. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.