Old Master Prints

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.

Anna Comitissa De Bedford

$425.00

This is an original copper engraving by Pierre Lombard (1613-1682) It is a portrait of "Anna Comitissa De Bedford", The wife of William the Fifth, Earl of Bedford.
This engraving circa 1660 was a copy of the Van Dyck painting at Woburn Abbey The platemark measures 13 7/8X9 1/2 inches. This engraving is tipped to a thicker mounting sheet with collectors annotations on the bottom.

Odysseus and the Sirens

$425.00

Etching by Nicolas Mignard after the frescoes of Annibale Carracci depicting scenes from Homer's Odyssey. Plate size 10 1/4 x 17 3/4, published by Pierre Mariette in 1637, with lettering in Latin below the image. Printed on a very early watermarked laid type paper.

Der Verlorene Sohn bei dem Pachter

$425.00

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

Athena Advises Odysseus

$425.00

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.

Odysseus and Hermes Before Circe

$425.00

Etching by Nicolas Mignard after the frescoes of Annibale Carracci depicting scenes from Homer's Odyssey. Plate size 10 1/4 x 17 3/4, published by Pierre Mariette in 1637, with lettering in Latin below the image. Printed on a very early watermarked laid type paper.

The Entombment

$425.00

Engraving after Titian, two prints:Prov.Gray:3469;prov.Randall 8841, blind stamp Louvre; image size 15 x 217/8 inches; Thies: Rousselet, a designer and engraver born in 1614, studied the works of C. Bloemaert. A copy of Titian's Louvre painting was made for Mamfrini Gallery in Venice - and Schiavoni made an engraving of it. Thus two pair of the image exist.

The Crucifixion, Pilate Washing His Hands

$425.00

This is a rare 16th century engraving with an image printed on both sides of the sheet. One side has 'The Crucifixion' by Johannes Wierix, after Pieter van der Borcht, the other side has 'Pilate Washing His Hands' engraved by Pieter Huys after Pieter van der Borcht. Each image measures 4 1/2 x 2 7/8 inches, published c. 1571 by Renaissance book printer and publisher Christophe Plantin, printed on a very early laid type paper.

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