Old coloured original copper engraving on paper 54,2 x 37,3 cm. Lower center the title page : Das H. Kind Johanes. Portrait of St. John the Baptist as a child. In the right part a depiction of St. Helena standing on a column. In the left part a depiction of St. Joan standing on a column. In the lower part a depiction of the Baptism of Christ. Marked lower right : Prag bei W. Hoffmann. Unframed.
Vaclav Hoffmann, also Hoffmann ( 22. 6. 1872 Kuks - 6. 12. 1858 ? Prague )
He worked in Prague from about 1812, in 1819 he was granted a concession to run an independent copperplate printing house. He specialized in creating and printing large and small holy pictures, greeting cards and sheets with nativity scenes.