Perrier, François (1594-1649)

[Antique prints, etching/ets, Rome] Meleager [‘Segmenta nobilium signorum et statuarum.’], published 1638.

Two plates with the group of Meleager, standing full-length, facing front and seen in profile to the left, with the left hand behind his hip; on the left, a boar’s head set on a trunk, on the right a seated dog; after the marble statue in the collections of the Vatican.

Signed and numbered on the ground: “FP B / 51” and “FP B / 52”, 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 (1): 238 x 144 mm, total: 295 x 181 mm; on the top left corner pinched paper, some browning on the external margins, otherwise interesting impression; plate mark (2): 231 x 138 mm, total: 293 x 182 mm; small wormhole on the right, small tear on the top external margin, otherwise in great condition. Le Blanc 38-137.

Incl. BTW  242,00

Excl. BTW  200,00

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