C1820

The Carver of stopples of cork.

Early German engraving showing artisans hand making corks for the wine industry.

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S/N: BFKI-1259-WINE–186985
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Full Title:

The Carver of stopples of cork.

Date:

C1820

Condition:

In good condition, minor repaired tear on bottom right border.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

152mm 
x 210mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Carver of stopples of cork. - Antique Print from 1820

Genuine antique
dated:

1820

Description:

Early German engraving showing artisans hand making corks for the wine industry.

Friedrich Johann Justin Bertuch (1747 - 1822)

Bertuch was a successful entrepreneur and a man of the Age of Enlightenment Bertuch had been orphaned at the age of15 and lived with his uncle. He pursued an education in theology and law eventually became a publisher and the largest employer in his home town of Weimar. This image is from the first pictorial encyclopedia for children Bilderbuch fur Kinderwhich was a landmark in educational publishing.

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