Old Master Prints

Tempesta

$350.00

This 1623 engraving by Ottavio Leoni measures 5 5/8 x 4 3/8 inches. It is a portrait bust of the artist Antonio Tempesta in a 12 sided frame. Bartsch 38. A collection seal is stamped on the back. Leoni did a series of 12 engraved portraits of fellow artists including Michelangelo, which is the only documented portrait of him by another artist.

Series of Dutch Townscapes

$350.00

This series of thirteen townscapes are images of shipping ports, market places, hotels, busy neighborhoods, historical buildings, castles, and cathedrals all surrounded by the element of water. They show the interplay and the importance of the waterways to the towns and their dependance on each other. Individual prints are titled in Dutch at the top center and were done c. 1660-1690.

Non Manca Scorta

$325.00

Engraving by Fabio Berardi, after Giuseppe Zais. The italian inscription at the bottom reads "there is no lack of escort to the wise traveler." Print measures 8 3/4 x 13 inches on 9 1/2 x 13 7/8 inch laid type paper.

Prison Ships

$325.00

This softground etching by Samuel Prout measures 8 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches and is plate initialed on the lower left. Published in 1814 by T. Palser, London.

Time To Rest

$325.00

This etching attributed to Nicolaes Berchem measures 10 1/4 x 8 1/8 inches. Berchem was a well-known Dutch painter and etcher who created many pastoral landscapes often with biblical themes.

Man Smoking and Drinking at a Window

$325.00

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.

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