Copperplate engraving and etching on thick wove paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 42.5 x 25.7 cm. The image size is ca. 25.6 x 23.8 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 16.7 x 10.1 inch. The image size is ca. 10.1 x 9.4 inch.
Antique print, titled: ‘Aedificauit Noe altare Domino … Gen. VIII.’ – Plate 12: After returning to dry land from the Ark, Noah has built an altar to offer animals to God. Genesis 8:20. “Sacrae historiae acta a Raphaele Urbin. in Vaticanis xystis ad picturae miraculum expressa Nicolaus Chapron”, first published in Rome, 1649. This work contains plates engraved after Raphael’s Vatican murals. Ref: IconClass 71B343.Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Nicolas Chapron’ after an anonymous artist. The engraver of this work is Nicolas Chapron / Chaperon, French (1612-1656), designed after the Vatican murals by Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (1483-1520). The publisher of this edition is Pierre Mariette (1634-1716).
Condition: Good, given age. Original tiny binding holes in the left margin (as issued, not affecting image). Some small stains in margin, not affecting image. General age-related toning and occasional light stains from handling. Please study image carefully. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-ALTAR-BURNT OFFERING-NOAH-ANIMALS-CHAPRON