The Portraits of the Most Eminent Painters, and other Famous Artists,
That have flourished in Europe. Curiously Engraven
on above One Hundred Copper Plates. By F. Bouttats, P. De Jode, Senior, P. De Jode, Junior,
W. Hollar, P. Pontius, J. Vorsterman, C. Waumans, &c.
From Original Paintings by Anthony Van Dyck, Cornelius Janssesns,
Guide Rheni, David Teniers, and other celebrated Masters.
An Account of their Lives, Characters, and most considerable Works.
(London: Printed for, and sold by Joseph Duke, at Virgil's Head,
the Back of the Royal-Exchange, next the Bank, 1739)
Original Copperplate Engravings over 270 years old
on chain-laid paper with crest/fleur-de-lis watermark
Sheet size: approx. 9 x 11 1/2 inches
NOTE: THE PAPER, WHICH IS OVER 270 YEARS OLD, IS IN GENERALLY EXCELLENT CONDITION.
THERE MAY BE SOME SIGNS OF AGE SUCH AS SLIGHT WAVINESS AND TINY FOX MARKS. PLEASE HAVE A LOOK AT THE PROVIDED ENLARGEMENTS TO ASSESS THE CONDITION OF EACH PRINT. BIRTH/DEATH DATES MAY HAVE BEEN NOTATED IN PENCIL—EASILY ERASED.