Prints / Views & Topography

Price: EUR 100,00

[Print] Watteau, A. / Cars.

Escorte Dequipages. Gravée d´apres le tableau original peint par Watteau de la même grandeur de lestampe.

Du cabinet de Mr. De Julienne a Paris avec privilege du roy. [1731] Plate mark 34,5 x 42 cm. The whole sheet 39 x 47 cm. Etching and engraving.

Bad condition. Somewhat browned. Tears and dirt to the margins. Creases.

Civilians and bivouacking soldiers camping around a fire with more soldiers in the background. A couple of men are unloading a horse. A drum and rifle in the right corner. The print was executed by Laurent Cars (1699 -1771) after an original by Antoine Watteau (1684-1721). This is plate 122 from 'L'Oeuvre d'Antoine Watteau. Cars is considered to be one of the foremost french engravers of the 18th. century, From the estate of Emil Hultmark.


Item No: 3588