Antique Print-SEASONS-SUMMER-HARVESTING-CORN-FARMING-Teniers-Surugue-19th.C.

Price: € 47,50

Subject: Antique print, titled: 'L'Ete' - This scarce antique print shows a typical summer activity; harvesting. Three men are harvesting corn.
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. 19 x 31.8 cm. The image size is ca. 16.2 x 23 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 7.5 x 12.5 inch. The image size is ca. 6.4 x 9.1 inch.
Part Number: 69890
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.