Antique Print-EMBLEM-PRESS-SQUEEZE-VAIN ATTEMPT-Spinneker-Vinne-1757
Subject: Antique print, titled: 'Vergeefse pooging.' - ('Vain attempt'). Emblem in which a man tries to squeeze a stone under a press. This alludes to the impossibility to make something good out of a wrong idea.
Condition: Good, given age. Lower left corner of the margin and image faintly dampstained. Margins cropped close to the platemark. Two small nicks in the left margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Etching on hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 13 x 10 cm. The image size is ca. 11.5 x 9 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 5.1 x 3.9 inch. The image size is ca. 4.5 x 3.5 inch.
Part Number: 62088