Etching, restrike, image size 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches,
This 1623 engraving by Ottavio Leoni measures 5 5/8 x 4 3/8 inches. It is a portrait bust of the artist Antonio Tempesta in a 12 sided frame. Bartsch 38. A collection seal is stamped on the back. Leoni did a series of 12 engraved portraits of fellow artists including Michelangelo, which is the only documented portrait of him by another artist.
Engraving, after the painting by Salvatore Rosa in the Imperial Gallery St. Petersburg; 1st state, pub. Nov.24,1767 No. 41,Boydel, London for the Houghton Gallery; plate size 20 1/4 x 14 7/8 inches; image size 18 1/4 x 14 1/16 inches;
This series of thirteen townscapes are images of shipping ports, market places, hotels, busy neighborhoods, historical buildings, castles, and cathedrals all surrounded by the element of water. They show the interplay and the importance of the waterways to the towns and their dependance on each other. Individual prints are titled in Dutch at the top center and were done c. 1660-1690.
Engraving, image size: 15 x 17 inches, Dom Zampieri pinx, N Vanni del
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.
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.
Engraving after H. Stresor, 1664, image size (no borders) 12 7/8 x 10 in, Randall 1510, Fogg Museum provenance
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.
Engraving from "Les Saintes" series, second state, image size: 3 5/8 x 2 inches
Engraving after Drouais. 1776. Randall 4545. Image size 13 15/16 x 9 1/2 in, sheet 14 3/8 x 9 9/16 in.
Etching, image size 10 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches, c.1760, printed by Berghem.
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