Old Master Prints

Portrait of a Noblewoman

$475.00

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.

John, Count of Nassau Siegen and family

$475.00

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.

Adrianus Stalbent

$475.00

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.

Het Gesprek (The Conversation)

$475.00

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.

L'Enfant Prodigue

$475.00

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

Solitude

$450.00

Engraving by William Woollett after the painting by R. Wilson, image size 15 1/4 x 21 inches, published June 4 1778, titled "Solitude" with a remarque of a shield in the lower center margin. This is a rare early proof before additional lettering.

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