William E. Baillie


A mezzotint with etching after a painting by Adriaen van Ostade. Dated below the image March 17th, 1774. Plate measures 10 3/4 x 9 3/8 inches on 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch paper. William Baillie, also known as "Captain William Baillie," was an irish printmaker known for hi works in the style of Rembrandt.


This is a period printing of a Battle Scene from the Thirty Years War, engraved  and printed in 1762 By William Baillie.  Initialed and dated in the lower left corner of the border. 1/8 inch margins on three sides, some tears at the right edge of the sheet.  The image measures 8 1/8X 13 7/8 inches.  Printed on an early laid type sheet.