RARE 17th century ETCHING BY Dresden Court Painter Samuel Bottschild (1642-1707)

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  • Sold Date: Jun 03, 2013
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RARE 17th cen. ETCHING BY Dresden Court Painter Samuel Bottschild (1642-1707)
An "etching performed with picturesque freedom"
[OLD MASTER ETCHING] Samuel Bottschild (1642-1707) 250 x 160 mm. Laid paper with monogram watermark, some light abrasion and condition issues with some light staining, toning, and creasing. Wide-margined. Bottschild's etchings are rare. During the first half of the 18th century, Dresden became a mecca for artists, craftsmen, architects, and theatrical and musical performers and Samuel Bottschild was the most important figure from the 1670s and 1680s.