Antique Print-SEASONS-SPRING-PLANTING-GARDENING-Teniers-Surugue-19th.C.

Subject: Antique print, titled: 'Le Printems' - This scarce antique print shows a typical spring activity; planting. A man is carrying a potted plant or tree.
Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Photogravure of an original copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 20.4 x 32.8 cm. The image size is ca. 16.5 x 24 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 8 x 12.9 inch. The image size is ca. 6.5 x 9.4 inch.
Part Number: 69891
Location: PCOM-A6-11
Description: Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'P. L. Surugue' after 'D. Teniers'. Pierre Louis de Surugue (1710-1772) was a French engraver. David Teniers the Younger (1610-1690) was a Flemish artist, born in Antwerp. He was the son of David Teniers the Elder, while his son and grandson also became painters. He was a wildly prolific painter, creating over 900 works. During his life he started the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts, after having presided over the Antwerp guild of painters.