Engraving; provenance Fogg Museum, Gray3315; Engraved in 1813 after a repetition attributed to Giulio Romano. Legend of this repetition inscribed "Dedie au Chevalier Regnault Membre de L'Institut d'Honeur. There are twenty repetitions and copies known
Engraving after Raphael, image size: 12 1/16 x 9 5/8 inches, inscribed "Dapres le Tableau de Raphael qui est dans le Cabinet de Mr. Crozat", prov. Gray 712
Engraving after Carlo Dolci, image size 13 3/8 x 11 3/16 in, plate size 16 3/8 x 12 1/8 in
Michael Willmann (1630-1706) Three-quarter length portrait of an aged bearded man, gazing downwards,after Rembrandt, etching c. 1660/70, on fine laid paper, 16,5 x 12,8 cm, 6 1/2X5 3/4 inches, copy in reverse after an etching by Rembrandt (B. 260, New Ho. 84). The etching was listed as a work by the Rembrandt-school (Rovinski Elèves 31, Bartsch-Claussin II. 111.31); in New Hollstein the sheet is attributed to Michael Willmann now, who was a collaborator in the studio Rembrandt. Very rare. Thread Margins, two stains in the upper center and right edge, apparently old glue residue.
Engraved copper plate after Gravelot, used for the title page of the book "Contes Moraux" by Jean-François Marmontel (1723-1799). Engraved in 1776 by Antoine-Jean Duclos (1742-1795) after the original design by Gravelot (1765). Engraved area 5 x 3 inches, full plate dimensions 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. The full text reads: "Contes Moraux, Par M. Marmontel, de l'Academie Francaise. A Paris / Chez Brunet Libraire, Rue des Ecrivains. M.DCC.LXXVI."
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.
Etching attributed to Nicolaes Berchem, image size 10 7/16 x 8 inches
Engraving after Vernet, image size: 10 x 13 9/16 inches, paper size: 18 7/8 x 24 3/4 inches
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
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