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Antique Print-FLOWER-PROVINS ROSE-ROSA GALLICA-Spaendonck-Godefroy-1801
- Antique print, titled: 'Rose de Provins-Rosa Gallica'. It shows: a double Provins Rose (Rosa Gallica) with stem and leaves, as well as buds.\ Important Note: This print is sold with matting, which adds substantially to shipping cost. We can ship without matting. Inquire about reduced pricing. Handcoloured stipple engraving on a vellin type paper. Description: Original antique master print. Origin: 'Fleurs Dessinees d'apres Nature.' (Flowers Drawn from Life) were published from 1799-1801, 24 stipple engravings of supreme quality destined to be a bible for would-be flower painters. Exact age of this ed. not known. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by J. Godefroy after a painting by G. Van Spaendonck. Jean Godefroy (1771-1839) was a French engraver. Gerard van Spaendonck (1746-1822) was a Dutch painter, born in Tilburg, the son of Cornelis van Spaendonck, also an established painter. After studying under Herreyns, he moved to Paris and was appointed miniature painter in the court of Louis XVI. In 1780 he succeeded Madeleine Francoise Basseporte at professor of floral painting. Condition: Excellent, given age. Unobstrusive soiling in the right edge of the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Professionally matted, not examined out of matting. Storage location: DPO29-02 The overall size is ca. 21.1 x 26 inch. The image size is ca. 13.2 x 17.3 inch. The overall size is ca. 53.5 x 66 cm. The image size is ca. 33.5 x 44 cm.
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