Antique Mythology Print-VENUS BATHING-MARS-CUPID-Poussin-1734



Plate 44: a nude male figure, seated, and looking to right, where stands a female figure with a twirling drapery; two other male figures flanking her; at far left a winged putto, and a small sketch of a seated figure.


Subject: Title: ‘Les Gens s’habillant au sortir du Bain.’ (People getting dressed after leaving bath. Possibly Mars watching Venus.) After N. Poussin. The etching also shows a putti / cupid. Gravé par B. Picart, d’apres un dessein atribue au Poussin, du Cabinet de B. Picart.

Condition: Fine; general age related toning; occasional faint spots / foxing as visible on scan. Actual sheet slightly larger than pictured!
Medium: Etching / engraving on verge type hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 40 x 23.5 cm. The image size is ca. 35 x 15.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 15.8 x 9.2 inch. The image size is ca. 13.8 x 6 inch.

Location: (PCO) A131-22

Description: This old antique master print originates from: ‘Impostures Innocentes ou Receuil D’Estampes …. ‘, by Bernard Picart, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1734. You will find more items from this work on our website (use about me link) or in our ebay store.

Artists and Engravers: The author and engraver of this work is Bernard Picart (1673-1733). He was a French painter. He was born in Paris and died in Amsterdam. Engraved after Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) who was a French painter in the classical style.


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