Etching/engraving on wove paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 17.5 x 26.7 cm. The image size is ca. 7.9 x 11.3 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 6.9 x 10.5 inch. The image size is ca. 3.1 x 4.4 inch.
Antique print, untitled. Hidden by a bush, a Daphnis is suckled by a goat. The surprised shepherd Dryas pulls the bush aside to show the Grotto of the Nymphs. From an edition of Daphnis and Chloe, published around 1800.Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Velard’ after ‘Prudhon’. Velard. We have not been able to further identify this 18th/19th century French engraver. Pierre-Paul Prud’hon (1758-1823) was a French Romantic painter and draughtsman.
Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-DAPHNIS-SUCKLING-GOAT-DRYAS-GROTTO OF NYMPHS-PRUDHON-VELARD