Professions, Journalist, Author
Journalism - Book author - academic scholar
A scholar (Journalist, book author, teacher, critic, satirist) fastidiously sharpening a quill pen by candle light.
Velvety mezzotint of the finest quality.
After the painting by Gerard Dow (1613-1675)
Original antique print
Excellent execution of a fine mezzotint, which lives off the light on the face of this attentive man sharpening his writing utensil (pen quill).
Very narrow margin beyond plate marks. Only minimal traces of age and use.
London, ca. 1800
31 x 25 cm (ca. 12.2 x 9.8") interior design, wall decoration, ideas, idea, gift ideas, present, vintage, charming, special, decoration, home interior, living room design