Jonas Umbach (1624–93)
“Assumption of the Virgin with the Apostles at the Grave” (aka “Mariä Himmelfahrt mit den Aposteln am Grabe”), c1660.
Etching on fine laid paper trimmed around the platemark and backed with a support sheet.
Size: (support sheet) 25.9 x 20.1 cm; (sheet) 12.3 x 8.1 cm.
Haas 97; LeBlanc 88.
Condition: a richly inked and strong impression showing some wear to the printing plate, trimmed along the platemark and laid onto a sheet of archival (millennium quality) washi paper. The sheet is in an excellent condition with no tears, holes, folds, abrasions, stains or foxing.
I am selling this extremely rare original etching by Jonas Umbach—note that this print is not in the online collection of the British Museum, Rijksmuseum or the Metropolitan Museum of Art—for AU$330 (currently US$246.43/EUR211.54/GBP179.10 at the time of this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world, but not (of course) any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries.
If you are interested in purchasing this remarkable 17th century print by an artist famed for his small etchings and for his skill in biting his printing plates only once in acid, please contact me (email@example.com) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.
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