Original Print-STAR OF BETHLEHEM-CHRISTMAS GREETING-Agta Meijer-1930

Price: € 42,50

Subject: Original print, titled: 'Goede Kerstmis toegewenscht door Tine en Johan Schwencke'. It shows: the Star of Bethlehem shining on a pastoral landscape with deer, snakes, a bird and rabbits. A Christmas greeting form Johan Schwencke, the Dutch grandfather of bookplate research.
Condition: Excellent, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original wood engraving on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 11.5 x 17 cm. The image size is ca. 9 x 13 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 4.5 x 6.7 inch. The image size is ca. 3.5 x 5.1 inch.
Part Number: 43376
Location: C92-28
Description: Occasional graphic art, ca. 1930 (estimate).

Artists and Engravers: Wood engraving monogrammed A.M. in the plate. Agatha Johanna ('Agta') Meijer (The Hague 1908 - Florence 1944) was a Dutch graphic artist, painter and book designer. She worked in The Hague from 1923 to 1928 before moving to Florence, where she worked until her death. She is best known for her bookplates in wood engraving.