Antique Print-PORTRAIT-ALEXANDER FARNEZE-PARMA-Buys-Vinkeles-1799
Subject: Antique print, titled: 'Alexander Farneze.' - This print shows the decorative engraved portrait of Alexander Farneze (1545-1592), he was Duke of Parma, Piacenza and Castro from 1586 to 1592, and Governor of the Spanish Netherlands from 1578 to 1592. He is best known for his successful campaign 1578-1592 against the Dutch Revolt, in which he captured the main cities in the south (now Belgium) and returned them to the control of Catholic Spain.
Condition: Very good, given age. Some small stains in print. Margin soiled. Manuscript annotation in the margin below the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Etching/engraving on hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 14.1 x 22.6 cm. The image size is ca. 8.8 x 14.8 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 5.6 x 8.9 inch. The image size is ca. 3.5 x 5.8 inch.
Part Number: 56233