Wallerant Vaillant 1623-1677. 17th. Century mezzotint engraving Circa.1660-1675. (Hollstein 98, BM 1869.06.519). Boy seated and reading a volume in a studio before a cast of the Christ Child by Michelangelo. A fine impression of this rare print, by the pioneer of the Mezzotint technique. Narrow margins, some rubbed areas, mould spotting and edge damages. 21 by 27.2 cms pl. 22 by 28.4 cms. Overall.