All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1334996
13"x21" AskArt Bio: Giovanni Francesco Barbieri was called Guercino which means "the squint-eyed." He was born in Cento, Italy in 1591. He displayed precocious talent as a child, and studied under several local masters. He then went on to Bologna and received instruction from Cremonini and Gennari...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1251688
Hieronymus Wierix, Flemish, 1553-1619, "Moses and the Israelites Beside the Red Sea", "Moses Leading the Israelites out of Egypt". A rare early engraving by Hieronymus Wierix after Pieter van der Borcht, printed with an image on both sides of the sheet. Each image measures 4 1/2 x 2 7/ 8 inches, 1583, a good impression on a very early laid type paper, published by 16th century book printer and publisher Christophe Plantin...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1378482 (stock #826)
16th Century engraving "Saturn" by Adriaen Collaert (c. 1560 – 29 June 1618), from the series Septem Planetæ (The seven planets)...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1095815
From our European Collection, a very good 17th century copper plate engraving, most likely English circa 1650-1700, depicting a Chinese official accompanied by his entourage, with subjects kowtowing in the foreground and a crowd of spectators to the rear.

Size and Condition: 7 inches by 5 1/4 inches, very well preserved with only slight creasing.

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1329412
Cornelius Visscher, Dutch, 1629-1658, "Het Gesprek (The Conversation)". This 17th century engraving by the Dutch artist, Cornelius Visscher, measures 9 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches, c.1655, on laid paper with partial collectors seal on back. "A.V. Oftade pinxit et excud., C. Visscher fecit aqua forti. and Ger. Valk Excudit" printed on bottom margin...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1251352
Gerard Audran, European, 1640-1703, "The Triumph of David". This early triptych by Gerard Audran of "The Triumph of David" is taken from the ceiling of the Sacchetti Palace in Rome. The image sizes are 21 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches with a sheet size of 21 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches, 23 3/4 x 12 3/8 inches with a sheet size of 24 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches and 21 3/8 x 13 5/8 inches with a sheet size of 22 x 16 1/4 inches, all on early laid paper. Created in 1668, after Charles LeBrun...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #972154
Jacques Callot, French, 1592-1635, engraving, "Port Scene", image size: 4 x 5 11/16 inches
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1240641
Rare Dutch hand-colored engraving of European explorer greeted as hero by Caribbean Indians waving palm branches-from book page-7.5 inches by 12.5 inches-image is 6.5 inches by 5 inches-colors strong-condition good
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #867311
Jacques Callot, French, 1592-1635, Engraving, "Scenes From the New Testament", image size: 2 5/8 x 3 7/16 inches, 1635, inscribed: "Jesus adductam ad se mulierem adulteram absoluit."
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1700 item #1251693
Nicolas Mignard, French, 1606-1668, "Odysseus Escaping Polyphemus". Etching by Nicolas Mignard after the frescoes of Annibale Carracci depicting scenes from Homer's Odyssey. Plate size 10 1/4 x 17 3/4, published by Pierre Mariette in 1637, with lettering in Latin below the image. Printed on a very early watermarked laid type paper.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1251682
Johannes Wierix, Flemish, 1549-1618, "The Betrayal of Christ, Agony in the Garden". This is a rare early engraving by Johannes Wierix after Pieter van der Borcht, printed with an image on both sides of the sheet. Each image measures 4 1/2 x 2 7/ 8 inches, 1583, a good impression on a very early laid type paper, published by 16th century book printer and publisher Christophe Plantin. One side of the sheet shows the 'Betrayal of Christ', the other 'Agony in the Garden'.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1299039 (stock #TBD00177)
A large engraving of a mythological scene of Venus after her bath getting ready for a date with Adonis. The print was made by Etienne Baudet the French engraver who also worked in Rome. It is dated 1672. The print is after one of a series of 4 paintings by Francesco Albani that were commissioned by the Duke of Mantua in 1621. The painting that is the source of this print is now in the Louvre. Sight size 23 ¼ by 27 inches (59 by 68 cm), overall 28 ¼ by 32 ¼ inches (72 by 82 cm)...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #975631
Etienne Picart, French, 1632-1721, engraving, "The virgin, St. John and the Christ Child", image sizE: 15 x 18 3/4 inches, LeBl 5 and 4, Provenance: J.W. Randall collection #2490, Picart was a student of Francois de Poilly and is also know as "Le Romain"
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1408707 (stock #9880)
A 17th century Wenceslas Hollar "Trinitarianus" hand coloured engraving in frame. This finely detailed etching has a sight size of 10-3/8 x 6" with a plate size of 10-1/8 x 5-5/8". It is marked "Trinitarianus 831 W. Hollar fecit" and it is plate 831. It is on laid fibrous paper and it was from the series/portfolio "The Antiquities of Warwickshire Illustrated" printed in London, England 1656 (Hollar (1607-1677) was from Prague, Bohemia...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1240638
Rare hand-colored 17thc Dutch engraving of Caribbean cannibals-part of page from book-page is 12 inches by 8 inches-image is 5 inches by 6.5 inches-condition is good-colors strong
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1700 item #1379877 (stock #TBD00255)
David Teniers the Younger (Dutch 1610-1690) copper plate engraving of men and perhaps a woman gathered around a table in a house with a rough floor, a bed alcove and some implements on shelves and hooks. The focus of the print is a man playing a violin while a standing man with drink in hand addresses him, perhaps singing, as is a seated man. Another man, behind the musician, reads and possibly sings from what looks like a broadside...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #867306
Jacob Matham, European, 1571-1631, Engraving after Goltzius, "Saint Mary Magdalen Penitent", First state, image size: 10 1/8 x 7 3/8 inches, Fogg Museum provenance, J W Randall collection #1953
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1240647
very rare English hand-colored engraving of a Caribbean Indian and his five wives--Titled CHATOYER THE CHIEF OF THE BLACK CHARAIBES IN ST VINCENT WITH HIS FIVE WIVEs--according to inscription it is based on painting by Sir William Young Bar-it was engraved by Agostino Brunyas in 1772--impression of plate is obvious-color still strong-small foxing spot outside margin at top-9 inches by 11 inches-unframed-condition is good