Original copperplate engraving and etching on verge type hand laid paper with watermark. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 26.5 x 39.5 cm. The image size is ca. 22.3 x 27 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 10.4 x 15.6 inch. The image size is ca. 8.8 x 10.6 inch.
Frontispiece: (Bust of Raphael crowned by the angel Renoun. Nicholas Chapron is seated beside the pedestal.). We carry several plates from this work. Search our inventory or inquire. This original old antique print / engraving originates from ‘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. Artists and Engravers: 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: Excellent. Small holes at left margin, not affecting image, from binding. General age-related toning and occasional light stains from handling. Please study image carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-FRONTISPIECE-RAPHAEL-ANGEL-CHAPRON