Engraving after Philippe de Champagne. Randall 1485. Image size 17 x 12 1/4 in, sheet size 17 7/8 x 13 in.
Engraving after Titian. According to Louis Thies, the painting in the Louvres "is supposed to represent the Duke Alfonso I of Ferrara and Laura Bianti." Image size 13 1/16 x 10 3/4 in, sheet size 16 1/4 x 12 3/8 in. Randall Coll. #12117, Fogg Museum provenance.
Engraving, image size 5 1/2 x 6 13/16 inches, inscribed in Dutch, framed
This is an early engraving by Bernardus Baron (1696-1766) Portrait of "John, Count of Nassau-Siegen and family", This engraving was created and printed in 1761. It is after the painting by Van Dyck. The engraving measures 20 1/2X18 1/2 inches, trimmed on the three sides, a tear in the upper right corner, not into the image area.Printed on a heavy weight laid type paper.
Engraving after Vernet, image size: 10 x 13 9/16 inches, paper size: 18 7/8 x 24 3/4 inches
Engraving after Ch. LeBrun, image size: 20 x 15 1/2 inches, Fogg Museum provenance, Gray collection #87. Benoit Audran, The Elder was the pupil of Gerard Audran, his uncle.
This is an original mezzotint by European artist Wallerand Vaillant (1623-1677) This is a portrait of a woman of wealth, it was created and printed circa 1670. The image measures 12 1/2X10 1/2 inches. It is plate signed in the lower right border. Vaillant was one of the first old master printmakers to use the technique of mezzotint. Printed on an early laid type paper.
Engraving after Spada; Prov. JW Randall Coll. 3763; dessine par Gianni; grave par Fosseyeux; imprime par Rambois; paper size 24 x 18 1/2 inches; plate size 18 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches; image size 13 5/8/ x 10 1/2 inches
Engraving after Van Dyck, image size 21 x 16 5/16 in, published by Georges Petit, Paris
This 17th century engraving by the Dutch artist, Cornelius Visscher, measures 9 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches, c.1655, on laid paper with partial collectors seal on back. "A.V. Oftade pinxit et excud., C. Visscher fecit aqua forti. and Ger. Valk Excudit" printed on bottom margin. Born into the city of Haarlem during the early decades of the 17th century where a diverse artistic community prospered, Visscher became one of the most accomplished and celebrated printmakers of the time.
Mezzotint engraving after Johann Leonhard Hirschmann, 1737, image size 19 1/2 x 14 inches, unidentified collector's stamp verso
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