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Antique Master Print-SANCHO-BARATARIA ISLAND-DON QUICHOTTE-Tardieu-Coypel-c 1720
- Antique print, titled: 'Entree de Sancho dans l' Isle de Barataria', ('Entry of Sancho on the Barataria Isle'). Sancho is carried on the shoulders of two men into a town. A scene from Cervantes' novel Don Quichote, depiction Don Quichote's hallucinatory perception of the world. Line engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Description: From a series of engravings illustrating Don Quichote, probably based on a series of 28 tapestries that Coypel designed for Gobelins. This highly succesful series was produced continuously between 1714 and 1794.Artists and Engravers: Made by N. Tardieu after Car. Coypel. Charles-Antoine Coypel (1694-1752) was a French painter, art commmentator and playwright. He was the son of Antoine Coypel and grandson of Noel Coypel. Nicolas Henri Tardieu (1674-1749) also called 'Tardieu the elder' was a prominent French engraver, known for his sensitive reproductions of Antoine Watteau's paintings. He was appointed graveur du roi (King's Engraver) to King Louis XV of France. Condition: Good, given age. Paper damage in left and right upper corners. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: E2-28 The overall size is ca. 13.6 x 12.8 inch. The image size is ca. 13.3 x 11.8 inch. The overall size is ca. 34.6 x 32.6 cm. The image size is ca. 33.9 x 30 cm.
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