Copperplate engraving on hand laid paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 27.6 x 20.5 cm. The image size is ca. 26.4 x 19.3 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 10.9 x 8.1 inch. The image size is ca. 10.4 x 7.6 inch.
Antique print, untitled. Illustration to the Iliad (?) featuring Odysseus. In the foreground a captive man accompanied by sa group of captors, while in the background a city is being razed and looted by an army landing with boats. One of a set of 58 plates titled ‘Les Travaux d’Ulysse’ after frescoes Le Primatice and Niccolo Dell’Abate. Published by Mariette in ca. 1640.. Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after Theodore van Thulden. Theodor van Thulden (1606-1669?).
Condition: Good, given age. Margins cropped to the plate mark. Edges a little uneven. Margins and image faintly soiled. Weakness in the paper in the top left corner. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE MASTER PRINT-ULYSSES-ODYSSEUS-ILIAD-THULDEN