Perrier, François (1594-1649)

[Original etching/ets] Ceres Borghese [‘Segmenta nobilium signorum et statuarum.’, 1638].

A draped woman with tiara and veil covering her head and her left shoulder, and left hand pointing to the left; after an antique statue identified as Ceres, from the Borghese collection.

Signed and numbered on the ground: “FP B 77”, 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: 235 x 114 mm, total: 292 x 181 mm; some dirt, brown stain on the bottom right corner, slightly affecting the plate, folding on the bottom margin; otherwise in good condition. Le Blanc 38-137.

Incl. BTW  102,85

Excl. BTW  85,00