Perrier, François (1594-1649)

[Original etching/ets] Musa in Capitolio [‘Segmenta nobilium signorum et statuarum.’, 1638]/Muze in het Capotilijnse musea.

Thalia, the Muse of theater, a statue at the Musei Capitolini in Rome.

Signed and numbered on the ground: “FP B / 74”, FP monogrammed and the B stands for “Bergognone”.

From ‘Segmenta Nobiliarum Signorum et Statuarum’, a series of 101 etched plates (frontispiece and 100 illustrations) representing statues from Rome, first published in Rome in 1638, and reprinted five times before the end of the seventeenth century.

On verso, on the bottom right corner collector’s mark: “P” in black (stencilled?). Date of publishing 1638.

Etching on laid paper; plate mark: 218 x 135 mm, total: 293 x 180 mm; some dirt, light damp stain at the bottom margin, small damages on the external margins; otherwise in good condition. Le Blanc 38-137.

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