This rare engraving by John Sartain, after Da Cortona, measures 17 x 11 3/8 inches on heavy weight laid type paper. Part of a fresco painted by Da Cortona in the Duomo at Orvieto Cathedral in Italy. Published in London by William Young Ottley in May of 1825. Plate number at top right.
Engraving, plate size 15 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches, 1795, engraving by Benjamin Smith after the self-portrait by William Hogarth, published by J & J Boydell, Cheapside, London.
Engraving after G. Kneller, image size 14 3/8 x 8 7/8 in, sheet 15 5/8 x 9 7/8 in
Mezzotint, image size 12 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches, plate size 13 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches, c.1730, after the painting by Thomas Hudson. Inscribed "T.Hudson pinx" l.l., "I. Faber fecit" l.r.
This is an early wood engraving of an ancient Roman coin depicting Saint Helena Augusta Constantine, the mother of the 3rd century emperor Constantine the Great. This wood engraving measures 17 1/2 x 12 3/8 inches, published c. 1680, with a poem in German below the image.
This engraving by George Vertue of the Chief Justice, Sir Matthew Hale, measures 12 x 7 inches. Created in 1735 from an original painting by Michael Wright, it has inscribed on the lower margin "Michael Wright pinx.; From an Original painting in Guildhall, London; and George Vertue Sculp. 1735." Hale was a well-known and respected judge and jurist and his writings have been cited as recently as 1993.
Engraving after Le Brun, image size 17 3/4 x 15 15/16 in, sheet size 19 3/16 x 16 1/16 in, Fogg Museum provenance, losses to the border area, framed
This softground etching by Samuel Prout measures 8 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches and is plate initialed on the lower left. Published in 1814 by T. Palser, London.
This rare artist proof by John Sartain, after Forli, was published by William Young Ottley in Loudon, Sept 1, 1826. It measures 14 x 12 inches and is on medium weight paper. The images for this engraving were part of a paintng in fresco formerly in the Vault of the Church of S.S. Apostoli at Rome; and now preserved in the Palace at Monte-Cavallo. This information is printed on the lower margin with a plate number on the upper margin.
Engraving after van Dyck, 1770, later edition after letters, image size 19 x 13 7/16 in, sheet size 21 1/2 x 14 1/8 in
This etching attributed to Nicolaes Berchem measures 10 1/4 x 8 1/8 inches. Berchem was a well-known Dutch painter and etcher who created many pastoral landscapes often with biblical themes.
Engraving after F. Detroy, 1699, image size 13 13/16 x 9 13/16 in, sheet 14 3/8 x 10 in, Randall 7439, Fogg Museum provenance
Engraving after H. Stresor, 1664, image size (no borders) 12 7/8 x 10 in, Randall 1510, Fogg Museum provenance
Portrait of Henry Earl of Arundel, three-quarter length, standing, almost facing front, wearing armour, and holding helmet; in ornate frame; first, lettered state; after Van Dyck; Engraving, the platemark measures 14 1/4X10 1/2 inches.
This detailed engraving of the French writer and historian, Charles Jean Francois Henault, was done in 1744 by Jean-Guillaune Moitte after Augustin Saint-Aubin. It measures 16 1/2 x 12 1/8 inches.
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