August Wilhelm Iffland 1833 rather fine original antique engraved portraitBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Printed Germany: c. 1830's.
Fine original antique engraving.
This particular type of highly skilled engraving onto metal printing process is now essentially extinct as a method of reproducing popular images, rendering this printed leaf an interesting original artifact from a past era.
Printed on quality paper which may show gentle signs of age, but retains its inherent structural flexibility and soundness.
A very well engraved portrait from the early-19th century.
In near Very Good or better antiquarian condition, printed area very clean with lovely richness and tonality, worthy of ownership -- please inspect enlargable photo closely, any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticable within picture provided.
[note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws].
The printed area remains visually pleasing and well preserved.
Overall a nice impression of an original and interesting antique image that would look great framed.
Sheet measures c. 5 3/4" W x 8 3/4" H.
Printed area measures c. 3 3/8" W x 4 1/8" H.
We encourage you to print this desciption out to keep with the image.