La Vieillesse Amoureuse (Love in Old Age) - after the painting by Jacob Toorenvliet by Carl von Pechwell

La Vieillesse Amoureuse (Love in Old Age) - after the painting by Jacob Toorenvliet by Carl von Pechwell

La Vieillesse Amoureuse (Love in Old Age) - after the painting by Jacob Toorenvliet

Carl von Pechwell

Title

La Vieillesse Amoureuse (Love in Old Age) - after the painting by Jacob Toorenvliet

 
Artist
Year
1769  
Technique
engraving 
Image Size
14 1/8 x 9 1/2" platemark 
Signature
name engraved beneath image, lower right 
Edition Size
not stated 
Annotations
titled and dated in plate beneath image, along with dedication: "Dedie a Son Excell: Le Comte de Burghaufs, Chambellan & Conseill. Intime actuel Lieutenant General and Gouv. de Raab" 
Reference
This piece mentioned in "A Biographical History of the Fine Arts", Vol. II, M-Z, by S. Spooner, 1873, Pechwell category pg. 667; Manuel de L'Amateur Estampes, 1857, pg. 155, Pechwell cat. 8 
Paper
sturdy antique-white laid 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
22158 
Price
$250.00 
Description
Von Pechwell, also known as Charles Pechwill, was a notable artist in Vienna in his time who has since fallen into some obscurity. In "A Biographical History of the Fine Arts, Vol. II, M-Z", published 1857, on pg. 665, Spooner writes of von Pechwell: "...a German engraver, who flourished at Vienna in the latter part of the 18th century. He engraved the portrait of the Emporer Joseph II., after P. Batoni; and the portraits of several German princes and distinguished personages. The following subjects are particularly noticed among his best works: 'La vieillesse Amoureuse', after J. Toorenvliet'..."