1777 Martenszoon Sorgh; H. Guttenberg sc. - The Pipe Smoker - Folio - Art


Sheet: 30 x 23 cm

Published in 1777

(Lebrun, Jean-Baptiste Pierre. Galerie des peintres flamands, hollandais et allemands). (Paris 1792-1796).

Brunet III, 911. Graesse IV, 136. 

Fine etching / Engraving on beautiful watermarked paper.

Hendrik Martenszoon Sorgh (c. 1610 – buried June 28, 1670) was a Dutch Golden Age painter of genre works. 

Sorgh painted mostly interiors with peasants. His kitchen interiors feature elaborate still lifes. He also painted market scenes, portraits, and marine and historical scenes. Sorgh's works include, for example, A Man Writing, Interior with Jacob and Esau, and A Kitchen.