This etching with aquatint by the German artist, Johann Gottlieb Theophilus Amadeus Prestel, measures 12 5/8 x 18 1/2 inches, 1784, in two colors on green paper, plate signed and dated, after Parmigianino, artist info on backing, thread margins all around.
Engraving, circa 1600, image size 7 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches.
This is a rare 16th century engraving with an image printed on both sides of the sheet. One side has 'The Crucifixion' by Johannes Wierix, after Pieter van der Borcht, the other side has 'Pilate Washing His Hands' engraved by Pieter Huys after Pieter van der Borcht. Each image measures 4 1/2 x 2 7/8 inches, published c. 1571 by Renaissance book printer and publisher Christophe Plantin, printed on a very early laid type paper.
Engraving after Titian, two prints:Prov.Gray:3469;prov.Randall 8841, blind stamp Louvre; image size 15 x 217/8 inches; Thies: Rousselet, a designer and engraver born in 1614, studied the works of C. Bloemaert. A copy of Titian's Louvre painting was made for Mamfrini Gallery in Venice - and Schiavoni made an engraving of it. Thus two pair of the image exist.
Engraving after Rene Guido. First state, with the words "A Paris chez" before the address of N. Poilly. Randall 1670. Image size 14 3/4 x 12 1/8 in, sheet size 16 7/8 x 12 1/2 in.
Etching by Nicolas Mignard after the frescoes of Annibale Carracci depicting scenes from Homer's Odyssey. Plate size 10 1/4 x 17 3/4, published by Pierre Mariette in 1637, with lettering in Latin below the image. Printed on a very early watermarked laid type paper.
18th century mezzotint. Plate measures 19 x 12 1/2 inches on laid type paper. Inscribed at the bottom: "George Duke of Buckingham with his brother Francis, 1636. To his Grace Charles, Duke of Grafton. This Plate is humbly Inscrib'd by his Graces most Oblig'd Servant" below that: "Done by James McArdell from a Capital Picture of Van Dyck in the Royal Palace at Kensington, 1752." An incredibly skillful copy of this well known painting.
Engraving after Raphael,image size: 15 1/8 x 10 1/8 inches, paper size: 23 x 17 1/4 inches, #.6 l.r., watermark TAD, Prov. JW Randal: 6992
An early old master engraving. Plate measures 10 x 15 1/8 inches. Inscribed in the lower left: "J Van Campen formis venetys," below that "Tan. in." and in the center "V. Lefebre del. et sculp".
Etching, image size 4 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches, 1606, inscribed "A parente Hercules deitate hones Fatur," an illustration from Ovid's "Metamorphoses," Ferdinand Roten Galleries Provenance.
Etching, restrike, image size 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches,
Engraving after Annibal Caracci; Thies: See Hecquet, 17; Brandes, 1p.57; 1st state, with the inscription on a stone in the landscape[l.l.] "AnnibalCarratius pinxit. F. Poilly Scuypsit cum Pr.Re. A Paris, Rue St. Jacques a l'image St. Benoist"
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