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E Museo Dni. Ricardi Houlditch. (Original Antique Etching And Aquatint)
Rome 1735 - Original Etching, Colored In Shades Of Grey. Trimmed To Margins All Around. One Of A Large Collection Of Original Antique Engravings Formed By A Southern California Artist In The Early To Middle Twentieth Century. Each Plate Has Small Glue Marks On Reverse Where They Were Tipped In To An Album. Arthur Pond (C.1705¿1758) Was An English Painter And Engraver. He Was Educated In London, And Stayed For A Time In Rome Studying Art, In Company With The Sculptor Roubiliac. He Became A Successful Portrait-Painter. He Was Elected A Fellow Of The Royal Society In 1752, And Died In Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, 9 September 1758. His Numerous Original Portraits Include Alexander Pope, William, Duke Of Cumberland, And Peg Woffington. Pond Was Also A Prolific Etcher, And Used Various Mixed Processes Of Engraving By Means Of Which He Imitated Or Reproduced The Works Of Masters Such As Rembrandt, Raphael, Salvator Rosa, Parmigianino, Caravaggio, And The Poussins. In 1734¿5 He Published A Series Of His Plates Under The Title Imitations Of The Italian Masters. He Also Collaborated With George Knapton In The Publication Of The Heads Of Illustrious Persons, After Jacobus Houbraken And George Vertue, With Their Lives By Thomas Birch (London, 1743¿52); And Engraved Sixty-Eight Plates For A Collection Of Ninety-Five Reproductions From Drawings By Famous Masters, In Which Knapton Was Again His Colleague. Another Of His Productions Was A Series Of Twenty-Five Caricatures After Pier Leone Ghezzi, Republished In 1823 And 1832 As Eccentric Characters. [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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