Pietro Berretini da Cortona (1596-1669)

A Wooded River Landscape Rome, about 1650 Black chalk, brush and grey ink, grey wash 283 x 425 mm Cortona was, along with Bernini, a presiding genius of the Roman Baroque. Excelling as a painter, architect and decorator, he also executed a number of landscape drawings, often as pure diversions. One of the finest examples, … Read more

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1609-1664)

God the Father regarding the Infant Christ  Rome, 1645-7 Etching Plate: 260 x 200 mm, mount: 557 x 406 mm Castiglione represents the Holy Family as natural human figures. A plump infant Christ sleeps peacefully, watched by the Virgin Mary and an unusually tangible and human God. Catistiglione was greatly influenced by Rembrandt’s chiaroscuro etchings … Read more

Schelte Adamz Bolswert (c.1586-1659)

A Flat Flemish Landscape with Clouds and Figures The Netherlands Engraving  Plate: 322 x 432 mm, mount: 513 x 625 mm One of two engravings after Rubens bought by the Barber Institute. This one distinguishable as with figures. Purchased (No. 99.2b)

Schelte Adamsz Bolswert (1586-1659)

A Flat Flemish Landscape with Clouds The Netherlands Engraving Plate: 330 x 405 mm, mount: 515 x 625 mm One of two engravings after Rubens bought by the Barber Institute. This one distinguishable as without figures. Purchased (No. 99.2a)

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (around 1610-1664)

The Discovery of the Bodies of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Genoa, around 1645-1651 Etching Plate: 300 x 206 mm Mount: 557 x 404 mm Castiglione’s depictions of Biblical scenes are often engulfed by darkness; he was known to seek out religious subjects that required such tenebrism. His primary influence is often listed as Rembrant, … Read more

Jan Joris van Vliet (around 1610 – after 1635)

The Carpenter The Netherlands, 1630-1640 Etching Plate: 208 × 163 mm Sheet: 222 × 169 mm Two carpenters work on planks of wood, surrounded by the tools of their trade. They are depicted as industrious and hardworking, focused intently on their craft. This print was originally one of a series of eighteen etchings of craftsmen … Read more

Robert Nanteuil (c. 1623 – 1678)

John Evelyn Paris, about 1650 Engraving This engraving portrays Sir John Evelyn (1620-1706), the English writer known for his publications on culture, politics and the arts. Evelyn commissioned this portrait by Nanteuil whilst visiting Paris during the early 1650s. It is set in a simple oval and rests on an architectural plinth that is covered … Read more

Valentin le Febvre (1642-1680/2), after Veronese (1528-1588)

Raccolta di opere scelte: Christ meeting the woman of Samaria at the well Venice, published 1786 Engraving Title page and 59 engravings after mainly Venetian paintings published by Teodoro Viero, Venice, 1786. The majority of the plates are by Le Febvre, S. Maniago, A. Zucchi, and P. Monaco. Purchased in London, March 1956 for £7 … Read more

Valentin le Febvre (1642-1680/2) after Tintoretto (c.1518-1594)

Raccolta di opere scelte: Christ healing the sick at the pool of Bethesda Flemish, published in Venice 1786 Engraving Title page and 59 engravings after mainly Venetian paintings published by Teodoro Viero, Venice, 1786. The majority of the plates are by Le Febvre, S. Maniago, A. Zucchi, and P. Monaco. Purchased 1956 (No. 56.10/19)

Valentin le Febvre (1642-1680/2) after Titian (c.1488/90-1576)

Raccolta di opere scelte: the Virgin Mary, St Andrew and other saints Venice, published 1786 Engraving Title page and 59 engravings after mainly Venetian paintings published by Teodoro Viero, Venice, 1786. The majority of the plates are by V. Le Febvre, S. Maniago, A. Zucchi, and P. Monaco. Purchased in London, March 1956 for £7 … Read more

Valentin Le Febvre (1642-1680/2) after Titian (c.1488/90-1576)

Raccolta di opere scelte: The Holy Family and St Jerome Venice, published 1786 Engraving Title page and 59 engravings after mainly Venetian paintings published by Teodoro Viero, Venice, 1786. The majority of the plates are by Le Febvre, S. Maniago, A. Zucchi, and P. Monaco. Purchased in London, March 1956 for £7 (No. 56.10/16)

Valentin Le Febvre (1642-1680/2) after Veronese (1528-1588)

Raccolta di opere scelte: Faith (in Heaven, contemplating the day of his greatness with a sacrifice at his feet) Venice, published 1786 Engraving Title page and 59 engravings after mainly Venetian paintings published by Teodoro Viero, Venice, 1786. The majority of the plates are by Le Febvre, S. Maniago, A. Zucchi, and P. Monaco. Purchased … Read more

Valentin Le Febvre (1642-1680/2) after Titian (c. 1488/90-1576)

Raccolta di opere scelte: David and Goliath Venice, first published 1680 Engraving Plate: 332 x 310; paper: 747 x 510 mm Title page and 59 engravings after mainly Venetian paintings published by Teodoro Viero, Venice, 1786. The majority of the plates are by Le Febvre, S. Maniago, A. Zucchi, and P. Monaco. Purchased in London, … Read more

Pietro Monaco (1707-1772) after Bernardo Strozzi (c.1581-1644)

Raccolta di opere scelte: St Peter released from prison by the angel Venice, published 1786 Engraving Title page and 59 engravings after mainly Venetian paintings published by Teodoro Viero, Venice, 1786. The majority of the plates are by Le Febvre, S. Maniago, A. Zucchi, and P. Monaco. Purchased in London, March 1956 for £7 (No. … Read more

Valentin Le Febvre (1642-1680/2) after Titian

Raccolta di opere scelte: St Anthony of Padua heals the wrathful son Venice, published 1786 Engraving Title page and 59 engravings after mainly Venetian paintings published by Teodoro Viero, Venice, 1786. The majority of the plates are by Le Febvre, S. Maniago, A. Zucchi, and P. Monaco. Signed: ‘Valentino le Febre Disegno; e Scolpi all’Acqua … Read more

Nicolas de Son

Garden scene with courting couples  Paris, 1615 Engraving Paper: 187 x 269 mm; mount: 405 x 556 mm The etching reproduces a design by the German artist Johan Liss, who worked in Italy between 1621 and 1630. the garden is a reflection of Arcadia, an idealised rural retreat popularised in 16th-century Italian poetry. Two couples … Read more