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Method Copper engraving
Artist John Savage after Marcellus Laroon II
Published Published by Pierce Tempest, London, 1688
Dimensions Image 223 x 158mm, Plate 243 x 163 mm, Sheet 375 x 249 mm
Notes From first edition The Cryes of the City of London Drawne after the Life, before numbers. Inscribed with title in English, French and Italian titles.

Marcellus Laroon II (1648/1649 or 1653 - 1702) Also know as 'Old Laroon'; born in The Hague; to London by 1674; genre and drapery painter, mezzotinter. Laroon lived, on coming to London, in Bow Street, Covent Garden. Laroon became known for small portraits and conversation pieces. He also painted numerous small pictures, on humorous or free subjects, in the style of Egbert van Heemskerk, some of which were engraved in mezzotint by Isaac Beckett and John Smith. He also etched and engraved in mezzotint similar plates himself. He died of consumption at Richmond, Surrey on 11 March 1702, and was buried there.

Condition: Nice full sheet with old binding holes across the top, otherwise excellent.
Framing unmounted
Price £150.00
Stock ID 31149