A ruined structure, partly overgrown with shrubs.
Etching on hand laid paper, made by Johannes Ruischer and finished by Anthonie Waterloo, after the design of Ruischer. Published by Anthonie Waterloo, c. 1670. Sheet size 104 x 89 mm.
Johannes (or Jan) Ruischer (with numerous spelling variants) (Franeker 1625 – 1675 Dresden) was a Dutch painter, draughtsperson and printmaker, of mainly landscapes, architecture and genre scenes. He was possibly son of the painter Johann (Hans) Rauscher II, who died in 1632 and grandson of Johann (Hans) Rauscher I, who settled in Leipzig in 1589. He was a follower of Hercules Seghers,
In very good condition. Cropped to or almost to the platemark.
References: Trautscholdt 4 iii/3.