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.
This illustrative page from "The Great Mirror of Folly", 1720, was a volume of text with 76 engraved plates, documenting the international joint-stock scandal instigated by John Law. This great "Theater of Folly", representing the origin, progress, and downfall of the South Sea Bubble in France, England and Holland, is a collection of engraved plates with caricatures of the schemes of John Law and the Mississippi Company that lured clients to invest in establishing colonies in Louisiana and Canada with fatal results. Text below the image is in Dutch. An English description of the content of the book comes with this image.
Conte engraving by Roubillac, printed by Le Clere. "Roubillac Sculp" in the lower right. Print measures 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 on chine colle. This engraving is very rare!
Engraving after Van Eyck, image size 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in, sheet 13 7/16 x 9 7/8 in, Randall 9629, Fogg Museum provenance
Engraving after Champagne, 1732, image size 13 7/8 x 9 5/8 in, sheet 14 3/4 x 10 5/8 in, Randall 3728, Fogg Museum provenance
Engraving after Joshua Reynolds, published 1796, image size 13 x 10 3/4 inches, framed
Etching, image size 5 3/4 x 4 5/8 inches,1632
Engraving from "Les Saintes" series, second state, image size: 3 5/8 x 2 inches
This is an early engraving by Pierre Adrien Le Beau, Portrait of Tourville, one of the principal chiefs of the navy of Louis XIV with a small representation of the Battle of La Hougue in 1692. Circa 1790 this engraving has an image size of 7 1/4X4 1/2 inches, tipped onto a backing board with french mat.
Etching, image size 10 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches, c.1760, printed by Berghem.
This is an original engraving by Pierre Lombart after the painting by Flemish Baroque artist Anthony Van Dyck. Image size 13 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches, published in Paris 1660, on an early laid type paper with thread margins, framed.
A mezzotint with etching after a painting by Adriaen van Ostade. Dated below the image March 17th, 1774. Plate measures 10 3/4 x 9 3/8 inches on 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch paper. William Baillie, also known as "Captain William Baillie," was an irish printmaker known for hi works in the style of Rembrandt.
Engraving by Fabio Berardi, after Giuseppe Zais. The italian inscription at the bottom reads "there is no lack of escort to the wise traveler." Print measures 8 3/4 x 13 inches on 9 1/2 x 13 7/8 inch laid type paper.
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