Description: Undescribed print based on a design by Bloemaert. A copy of this mezzotint was published around the same time by John Smith in London. Ref: Hollst. 216A Mary Magdalene.
Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Gerard Valck' after 'Abraham Bloemaert'. Gerard Valck / Gerardus Valk (1652-1726) was an engraver and a printseller in Amsterdam. He was specialized in cartography and globes. His Celestial and Earth globes were innovative, based on the latest scientific information with less text and images. Abraham Bloemaert (1566-1651) was a Dutch painter and etcher/engraver. He was one of the 'Haarlem Mannerists', but shifted towards a more Baroque style around 1600.
Subject: Antique Master Print, titled: 'Maria Magdelena.' - Landscape with Mary Magdalene.
Condition: Good, given age. Ample margins, bottom remargined. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 20 x 31 cm. The image size is ca. 17.4 x 25.2 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 7.9 x 12.2 inch. The image size is ca. 6.9 x 9.9 inch.
Medium: Mezzotint on laid paper. Watermark: Coat of arms with a lily and the monogram of Gillis van Hoven.
Location: (LATPC) Q1-457