Plate: Mille arti inventa il Gacciator sagace. (1000 Arts invented by wise Gacciator.) It shows a winter hunting scene. Two men with two dogs are hunting a hare, while two groups of people are making a hole in the ice for ice-fishing. Two mounted hunters are flanked by a man blowing a hunting horn. Several buildings can be seen in the background. Rare.
Made by Giuliano Giampiccoli after Marco Ricci.
Medium: engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 55.5 x 42.5 cm (21.85 x 16.73 inch). Image size: 53 x 38.5 cm. (20.87 x 15.16 inch).
Condition: good, given age. A repaired small tear in the bottom margin (slightly affecting the lower edge of the image), small paper loss to the center of the top margin, loss of a small corner. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
HUNTING-WINTER-LANDSCAPE-ICE-FISHING | DP-B1-09
Published ca. 1740 by I. Wagner of Venice. Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Giuliano Giampiccoli after Marco Ricci.
Biography engraver: Giuliano Giampiccoli (1703-1759).
Biography artist: Marco Ricci (1676-1729).