Genre, Winter, Allegory
Copper etching by Jean Charles Levasseur (1734-1816)
After the painting by David Tenier (1610-1690)
Grim, cold winter time, personified by and old man. On a frozen over lake scatters other people having fun.
An epigram in French tells about the fierceness of winter.
The owner of the original painting was a certain Mr. de la PradeAnd the etching was done ca. 1780/90 in Paris
Original antique print
Light general age toning. Print has very narrow margins all around.
Measurements including title: 25,5 x 18,5 cm (ca. 10 x 7.3") interior design, wall decoration, ideas, idea, gift ideas, present, vintage, charming, special, decoration, home interior, living room design