Antique Print-TITLE PAGE-FRONTISPIECE-ART-STATUE-Thomassin-1695

Price: € 33,50

Subject: Antique print, untitled. An allegorical group of an angel (representing Art) and several figures from mythology. On a shelf in the rear are several statues, alluding to the contents of the book. (Title page to the described work).
Condition: Very good, given age. Stain in left top of print and in margins. Left edge a little uneven from binding. 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. 12.4 x 19.5 cm. The image size is ca. 9.1 x 16.3 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 4.9 x 7.7 inch. The image size is ca. 3.6 x 6.4 inch.
Part Number: 53540
Location: RC-C2-01
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.