Engraving, Etching - Signed on print - 1791
|Condition:||In very good condition|
|Title of artwork:||Jupiter and Danae|
|Signature:||Signed on print|
|Artist:||Rottenhammer (1564 - 1623 )|
|Sold with frame:||No|
|Total dimensions (in cm):||42 x 29 on plate border|
|Picture size (in cm):||20,50 x 16 cm on image border|
A good impression on a full sheet of laid paper measuring 53 x 35 cm.
Jupiter descending from the skies, accompanied by his eagle and a shower of gold coins, to visit Danae, who lies in a bed at left with Cupid standing by her side, while at right an old servant steps back in awe; after Rottenhammer; with engraved text below. 1791
Etching and engraving
Intermediary draughtsman: Antoine Borel
Print made by: Robert de Launay
After: Johann Rottenhammer
Date : 1791
Lettered with production details 'Peint par J. Rottenhammer - Dessiné par Borel - Gravé par De Launay le Jeune', title, continuing: 'De la Galerie de S. A. S. Monseigneur le Duc d'Orléans / Ecole Allemande / Tableau de Jean Rottenhammer', size of original painting, and eight lines of description, in French
From 'Galerie du Palais Royal', a set published between 1786 and 1808
An engraving made for the French King at the very end of his reign. A last glimpse of " a grandiose" unequalled in history. This wonderful engraving was made in Paris and shows one of the paintings of the Royale Palace. It was made around the time of the French revolution.
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|Member since:||March 29, 2014|
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