Perrier, François (1594-1649)

[Antique print, etching/ets, Rome] The praying woman /Biddende vrouw. [‘Segmenta nobilium signorum et statuarum.’], published 1638.

A female figure standing full-length, facing front, arms outspread, wearing a chiton and a himation wrapped loosely around her bust; after an antique statue identified as Juno or as a praying woman, formerly in the Borghese collection, now in the Musée du Louvre.

Signed and numbered on the ground: “FP B / 56”, 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: 224 x 123 mm, total: 294 x 180 mm; slight browning of the external margins, otherwise in very good condition. Le Blanc 38-137.

Incl. BTW  102,85

Excl. BTW  85,00

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