Antique Print-STATUE-VENUS-MYTHOLOGY-14-Thomassin-1695

Subject: Antique print, titled: 'Venus.' - Print of a statue of Venus, with one arm raised and holding a small round object in her other hand. (plate 14, a statue in the Versailles gardens).
Condition: Very good, given age. A small stain in the left margin, faintly dampstained in the lower left corner, lower right corner soiled. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Engraving on hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 12.9 x 19.5 cm. The image size is ca. 8.1 x 13.7 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 5.1 x 7.7 inch. The image size is ca. 3.2 x 5.4 inch.
Part Number: 53542
Location: RC-C4-32
Description: This print originates from 'Furstellung der jenigen Statuen, Groupen, Bader, Brunnen, Vasen, wie auch anderer herrlichen Zierathen' by Simon Thomassin. This is the German edition (published in Augsburg: Joseph Friderich Leopold, 1720) of the book containing images of statues and ornaments from the Versailles gardens. The plates in this edition are copies in reverse of the original French edition ('Recueil des Figures', Amsterdam, 1695).

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Simon Thomassin' after an anonymous artist. Engraved by Simon Thomassin after marble statues.