Portrait of the artist Cornelis Troost c.1740
* 1712 in Amsterdam † 1774 in Berlin
Mezzotint. Size of sheet: 23.8 x17.5 cm.
Very fine proof impression before letters and with small margins around the plate. After the 1739 self-portrait by Troost in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, inv.no. SK-A-4225.
Literature: Wurzbach 1906-11/ 1;
Le Blanc 1854-89/ 3;
van Someren 1888 5637.
Troost (1696-1750) emerged as one of the leading Dutch artists of the 18th century. At first, he mostly painted portraits; in his later paintings the subject was often a scene from a theatre play.
Condition report is available on request.