T’Eiland Hispaniola 17th Century Engraving By Arnoldus Montanus
Product Summary: This antique engraving dates to the 17th century. From the volumes by Arnoldus Montanus (1625-1683), Montanus was a Dutch writer and was known for his published works on religion, geography, and history.
This work depicts known accounts of native culture and tradition, from the island of Hispaniola, located in the Caribbean.
Typically the term engraving may broadly refer to the medium of an early or old master print. An old master print may apply to an impression or print that had been produced from the 15th through to the early 19th century.
In some instances, the term engravings may be used in place of etching, mezzotints, or aquatints. Woodcuts a subcategory of prints have a decidedly different characteristic altogether however remain in the contact of prints and multiples. Many old mater prints and in this example by Arnoldus Montanus, there may a combination of techniques employed.
Size: 7.25 x 11.75 inches the sheet, the image 6.5 x 5 inches
Condition: With toning to sheet, wrinkles to edges, wear spot to print not fully through, staining to sheet, pencil marks verso with linen tape, uneven and rough edges
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