This detailed engraving of the French writer and historian, Charles Jean Francois Henault, was done in 1744 by Jean-Guillaune Moitte after Augustin Saint-Aubin. It measures 16 1/2 x 12 1/8 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.
Engraving after Champagne, 1732, image size 13 7/8 x 9 5/8 in, sheet 14 3/4 x 10 5/8 in, Randall 3728, Fogg Museum provenance
Engraving after Joshua Reynolds, published 1796, image size 13 x 10 3/4 inches, framed
This rare engraving by John Sartain, after Da Cortona, measures 17 x 11 3/8 inches on heavy weight laid type paper. Part of a fresco painted by Da Cortona in the Duomo at Orvieto Cathedral in Italy. Published in London by William Young Ottley in May of 1825. Plate number at top right.
etching, 2 1/2x4 7/8, plate signed
This rare artist proof by John Sartain, after Forli, was published by William Young Ottley in Loudon, Sept 1, 1826. It measures 14 x 12 inches and is on medium weight paper. The images for this engraving were part of a paintng in fresco formerly in the Vault of the Church of S.S. Apostoli at Rome; and now preserved in the Palace at Monte-Cavallo. This information is printed on the lower margin with a plate number on the upper margin.
This illustrative page from "The Great Mirror of Folly", 1720, was a volume of text with 76 engraved plates, documenting the international joint-stock scandal instigated by John Law. This great "Theater of Folly", representing the origin, progress, and downfall of the South Sea Bubble in France, England and Holland, is a collection of engraved plates with caricatures of the schemes of John Law and the Mississippi Company that lured clients to invest in establishing colonies in Louisiana and Canada with fatal results. Text below the image is in Dutch. An English description of the content of the book comes with this image.
A mezzotint with etching after a painting by Adriaen van Ostade. Dated below the image March 17th, 1774. Plate measures 10 3/4 x 9 3/8 inches on 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch paper. William Baillie, also known as "Captain William Baillie," was an irish printmaker known for hi works in the style of Rembrandt.
Engraving, plate size 16 x 13 7/8 inches, after the self-portrait by William Hogarth, printed by James Heath, 1822.
Engraving after Rubens, image size 11 3/8 x 16 7/8 inches, printed by Gilles Hendriks. Bolswert "was on friendly terms with Rubens, whose paintings he reproduced with unsurpassable mastership." (Wurzbach I, 137 f.)
Engraving, plate size 15 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches, 1795, engraving by Benjamin Smith after the self-portrait by William Hogarth, published by J & J Boydell, Cheapside, London.
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