Prints / Portraits & Caricatures

Price: EUR 150,00

[Coloured portrait] Martin, J. F. / Lundberg

Olof af Acrel [published for "Svenska Galeriet"]

[Stockholm] [Tryckt i Kongl. Tryckeriet] [1783] 1 plate + 6 pp. Plate mark 13 x 8,5 cm. The whole sheet 17,5 x 10,5 cm. Text 17,5 x 11 cm. Colour printed stipple engraving.

Fine condition.

A fine portrait depicting Olof of Acrel who was a surgeon and physician, viewed as one of the finest in his field. He was appointed director-general of all the hospitals in the kingdom in 1776. The portrait was published and engraved by Johan Fredrik Martin for the scarce work "Svenska Galeriet" 1782-1783. A rare example of a swedish colour printed engraving from the 18th. century.

Item No: 3124