Perrier, François (1594-1649)

[Antique print, etching/ets, Rome] Belvedere Antinous [‘Segmenta nobilium signorum et statuarum.’], published 1638.

Young man, standing full-length, facing front, nude except for a drapery hanging from his right shoulder and wrapped around his right arm; the left arm is missing; after a marble statue traditionally known as the Belvedere Antinous, in the collections of the Vatican (Museo Pio Clementino).

Signed and numbered on the ground: “FP B / 53”, 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: 220 x 150 mm, total: 294 x 181 mm; a couple of ink stains, a wormhole on the right, some smudges along the external margins, otherwise very nice impression. Le Blanc 38-137.

Incl. BTW  102,85

Excl. BTW  85,00

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