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Antique Print-LANDSCAPE-CASTLE-RUIN-FISHING-Vernet-De Marcenay-1756
- Plate : 'A Monsieur de marcenay de la Brauce Ecuyer'. Engraving after the original painting by Vernet. Rocky landscape with a ruin of a castle and people fishing. Copperplate engraving/etching on a verge type of hand-laid paper with hand colouring. Description: This attractive original print was published in Paris, dated 1756.Artists and Engravers: Claude Joseph Vernet (1714-1789) was a French painter, born in Avignon. He started work as an apprentice to his father, a decorative painter. However, he moved to Rome where he entered the studio of marine painter Fergioni. He was recalled to France in 1753 to execute a series of French seaports by royal command. Antoine de Marcenay de Ghuy (1724-1811) was a French publisher/printer, printmaker and painter. He was an etcher who worked in the Rembrandtesque manner. Condition: Good. General age related toning and some staining and soiling from handling. Small repaired tear top left extending 1 cm into image. Small light creases bottom left and right corner. Plate cropped with narrow margins. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: DP-A142-27 The overall size is ca. 11.4 x 9.8 inch. The image size is ca. 10.8 x 9.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 29 x 25 cm. The image size is ca. 27.5 x 24 cm.
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Last Found On: 2018-02-26           Check availability:      ZVAB    


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