Gerard Dou, The Writing Master

Dou, Gerard (1613 Leiden 1675). The Writing Master. Sharpening the quill in the window, with sealed document, hourglass, and birdcage. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: Dresdener Galerie. / Gerard Dow pinxt. / W. French sc. / Druck u. Verlag v. A. H. Payne, Leipzig u. Dresden., otherwise in German-English as above. 6⅞ × 5 in (17.4 × 12.7 cm).

Offer no. 11,845 / EUR  46. (c. US$ 56.) + shipping

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