Mezzotint, rare & early; sheet 355 x 260mm (14 x 10¼"). Trimmed on platemark. Creases.
St Teresa of Avila kneeling in ecstasy and surrounded by angels. Plate from an early edition of the 'Opus Elegantissimum' published by Valk, which contained etchings by Gérard de Lairesse (1640-1711) along with a selection of plates (such as this) after his designs. The publication line at the bottom was changed several times in later publications.
Hollstein 14 (after Lairesse)
[Ref: 33072] £360.00