HAND-COLORED COPPER ENGRAVING - ANTIQUE RELIGIOUS PRINT
This 282 year old HAND-COLORED copper engraving is from Louis Antoine Demarne's "HISTOIRE SACREE DE LA PROVIDENCE ET DE LA CONDUITE DE DIEU SUR LES HOMMES DEPUIS LE COMMENCEMENT DU MONDE" published by the author in Paris in 1730.
Demarne (1673-1755) was "Engraver to the King of France"
The print is in very good condition, with minimal, usual age toning. The image is about 8 1/2 " x 5 1/2" on a page that is 8 1/2 " x 7 ". (blank on back) It is engraved on hand-made laid paper.
The engraving is suitable for framing and would be an excellent gift.
The book that this print came from is rare. I found only one for sale on the internet for $2,600.
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The hand-coloured copper engraving is being
offered for sale features:
"THE RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL SON"
Hill fait paraître General Natural History (deux volumes, 1748 - 1752 ), Useful Family Herbal ( 1754 ), British Herbal ( 1756 - 1757 ), Eden, or Compleat Body of Gardening ( 1757 ), Exotic Botany ( 1759 , deuxième édition 1772 ), Hortus Keweensis ( 1768 ), Flora Britanica ( 1760 ), Herbarium Britannicum ( 1769 - 1770 ), Virtues of British Herbs ( 1770 ), Decade of Curious and Elegand Trees and Plants ( 1773 ), Twenty-five New Plants, rais'd in the Royal Garden of Kew ( 1773 ). Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (1727-1817) lui dédie en 1760 le genre Hillia de la famille des Rubiaceae . Hill issued General Natural History (two volumes, 1748 - 1752 ), Useful Family Herbal ( 1754 ), Herbal British ( 1756 - 1757 ), Eden, Gold Compleat Body of Gardening ( 1757 ) Exotic Botany ( 1759 , second edition 1772 ) , Hortus Keweensis ( 1768 ), Flora Britannica ( 1760 ), Britannicum Herbarium ( 1769 - 1770 ), Virtues of British Herbs ( 1770 ), Decade of Curious and Elegand Trees and Plants ( 1773 ), Twenty-Five New Plants, rais'd in the Royal Garden of Kew ( 1773 ). Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (1727-1817) dedicated to him in 1760 the kind Hillier of the family of Rubiaceae .
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