Perrier, François (1594-1649)

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

A draped woman, standing, turned to the left, wearing a veil she is pulling over her chest, and with a stick or a roll in her right hand; after an antique statue identified as a Sibyl, from the Medici collection.

Signed and numbered on the ground: “FP B 78”, 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: 228 x 120 mm, total: 295 x 179 mm; some smudges on the bottom margin and on the top, slightly yellowing borders; otherwise in good condition. Le Blanc 38-137.

Incl. BTW  102,85

Excl. BTW  85,00

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