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Marcantonio Raimondi Early 16th.Century Engraving Hercules Holding Antaeus

Marcantonio Raimondi Early 16th.Century Engraving Hercules Holding Antaeus After Raphael Santi or Giulio Romano Circa. 1520-22. Bartsch XIV.258.346 Ex. Hilliers Sale 1784. M Smith Coll. 28 by 20.5 cms. Slight damage upper left. Marcantonio Raimondi, (Ca.1470-1534) often called simply Marcantionio, was an Italian engraver, known for being the first important printmaker whose body of work […]

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William Hogarth Marriage A La Mode The Set Of Engravings

William Hogarth Marriage a la Mode The Set of Six Engravings Printed on wove paper laid to card. 47 by 39 cms. Average. Heath Edition. Technically more sophisticated than Hogarth’s other progresses, Marriage à la Mode was aimed at the upper middle class and the aristocracy, a smaller, more select audience than the artist usually […]

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The Man-Eating Horses Of Diomedes 16th.Century Copper Engraving

The Man-Eating Horses of Diomedes 16th.Century Netherlandish Copper Engraving Engraved by Cornelis Cort after Franciscus Floris Published by Hieronymous Cocks 1563. 28.5 by 22.4 cms. According to Apollodorus, Hercules sailed with a band of volunteers across the Aegean to Bistonia. There he and his companions overpowered the grooms who were tending the horses, and drove […]

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Count Albert De Belleroche Sanguine Lithograph Circa. 1900.

Count Albert De Belleroche British School 1864-1944. Sanguine printed lithograph. Study of a female nude. Signed lower right. Circa.1900. 42 by 31 cms to mounted image. 60 by 49.5cms overall in contemporary frame. Painter of portraits and lithographer; influenced by Impressionism. Born 22 October 1864 in Swansea, of Huguenot descent. Brought up by his stepfather, […]

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