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The Archer and the Milkmaid

After De Gheyn II, Jacob (1565-1629, Dutch)

Engraving on laid paper

After Jacob de Gheyn II, The Archer and the Milkmaid

After Jacob de Gheyn II
The Archer and the Milkmaid



Date: ca. 1610 (before 1623)
Medium: Engraving on laid paper 
Dimensions: 404 x 320 mm. 15 7/8 x 12 5/8 in.                                  
References: Hollstein 108, first state of two, before the second edition published by Visscher; 
New Hollstein 156, first state of two, Hollstein here tentatively suggests Andreas Stock as the artist
Signature: Signed in the plate “DGheyn in.” lower left
Annotation: Noted in the plate “N. de Clerck ex.” lower right
Watermark: Crozier, similar to 1314 (Utrecht, 1591) and Heawood 1179 (Dutch, 1578-79)
Provenance: Private European collection; 
P. & D. Colnaghi London; 1978 to 
David Tunick, Inc., New York
Impression: Fine
Condition: Light brown spot in the sky middle right, thread margins three sides, cut within at top