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Bernard Picart
'The Deluge' from 'The Temple of the Muses'

1730

US$375

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Bernard Picart, 'The Deluge' from 'The Temple of the Muses', engraving, 1730. Signed in the plate and dated '1730' lower left. Titled in French, English, German, and Dutch. A superb, richly-inked impression on antique, cream, laid, handmade paper, with margins (1/2 to 1 7/8 inches); toning at the top sheet edge and minor, unobtrusive foxing in the margins, not affecting the image, otherwise in good condition. Image size 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches; sheet size 17 3/4 x 11 3/8 inches. Matted to museum standards, unframed. Designed and engraved by the renowned french book engraver Bernard Picart (1673-1733). From the book 'The Temple of the Muses; or, the Principal Histories of Fabulous Antiquity, Represented in Sixty Sculptures', Amsterdam: Zachariah Chatelain, 1733. Each magnificent engraving depicts a fable of the ancient world, many from Ovid. The text is by Antoine de La Barre de Beaumarchais, Cohen de-Ricci 531.

Details

  • Creator
    Bernard Picart (1673 - 1733, French)
  • Creation Year
    1730
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14.5 in. (36.83 cm)Width: 10.07 in. (25.58 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
    1730-1739
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 1038751stDibs: LU53238071152

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