Etching image size 11 7/8 x 9 3/8 inches, plate signed lower left, Vivares founded an engravers school, member of the Society of Artists he exhibited in 1766 and 1768. His reproductions of Claude de Lorrain were widely appreciated.
A rare early engraving by Hieronymus Wierix after Pieter van der Borcht, printed with an image on both sides of the sheet. Each image measures 4 1/2 x 2 7/ 8 inches, 1583, a good impression on a very early laid type paper, published by 16th century book printer and publisher Christophe Plantin. Both images are scenes from Exodus; one side is titled 'Moses and the Israelites Beside the Red Sea", the other is "Moses Leading the Israelites out of Egypt".
Etching by Nicolas Mignard after the frescoes of Annibale Carracci depicting scenes from Homer's Odyssey. Plate size 9 7/8 x 17 5/8, published by Pierre Mariette in 1637, with lettering in Latin below the image. Printed on a very early watermarked laid type paper.
This is an original etching by European old master artist Christian Dietricy (1712-1774) The title of this work is "Der Verlorene Sohn bei dem Pachter", it was created and printed in 1756. It is signed and dated in the plate lower left. The image measures 14 1/4X11 3/4 inches. Printed on a light weight laid type paper. Very good condition
Etching by Nicolas Mignard after the frescoes of Annibale Carracci depicting scenes from Homer's Odyssey. Plate size 11 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches, published by Pierre Mariette in 1637, with lettering in Latin below the image. Printed on a very early watermarked laid type paper.
Engraving, circa 1600, image size 7 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches.
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 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.
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 de Latour, 1747, image size 13 1/2 x 9 1/4 in, plate size 14 5/8 x 10 in, sheet size 20 3/4 x 15 1/4 in, Randall Coll. #4356, Fogg Museum provenance
Engraving after Le Gros, 1730, image size 13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in, sheet 15 1/4 x 10 3/4 in, Randall 3730, Fogg Museum provenance
Engraving after I. Oliver, 1738, image size 14 3/16 x 8 7/8 in, sheet 17 1/2 x 12 1/2 in
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