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
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.
Engraving after Correggio; Fogg Museum provenance, JW Randall Coll #13030; image size 13 1/2 x 18 11/16 inches; plate size 17 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches; paper size 24 x 18 7/8 inches.
Engraving after Carlo Dolci, image size 13 3/8 x 11 3/16 in, plate size 16 3/8 x 12 1/8 in
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 after Van Dyck, image size 21 x 16 5/16 in, published by Georges Petit, Paris
This is an original etching by Italian Old Master Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (il Grechetto) The title of this work is:
Bearded Old Man With His Head Leaning Forward, Wearing a Skullcap, from the series Large Studies of heads in Oriental Headdress created circa 1645. The image is plate signed upper left corner of the image, thread margins all around, the image measures 7X5 7/8 inches. Printed on a thin sheet, no watermarks visible.
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.
Engraving after Philippe de Champagne. Randall 1485. Image size 17 x 12 1/4 in, sheet size 17 7/8 x 13 in.
Engraving, provenance Fogg Museum, Gray:3312; after a picture by a pupil of Raphael from Marc-Antoino's engraving with slight changes; circa 1819.Engraved for the Musee Francais
Engraving after Carolo le Brun, plate size 22 x 15 7/8 inches, 1685, printed in Paris with permission of the king, Fogg Museum provenance, J.W. Randall Collection #1685
This is an original engraving by Paulus Pontius after the painting by Anthony Van Dyck. The image size is 9 5/8 x 6 3/4 inches, c. 1700s, inscribed "Ant. van Dyck pinxit" and "Paul. du pont sculpt" in the lower left margin, with the title and a phrase in Latin below the image, with the original Kennedy Gallery label. Stalbent was a Flemish landscape painter and friend of Anthony Van Dyck when this portrait was painted. This engraving is printed on a very early laid type paper with margins trimmed to approximately 1/4 inch outside of the plate mark, some foxing as is to be expected in a print of this age.
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