Subject: Untitled antique print. It shows: a painter and his model in a salacious pose in front of the painter’s easel on which a painting of a donkey and goat is in progress.
Condition: Good, given age. Quite foxed. Profesionally matted. Not examined out of matting.
Medium: Etching/engraving on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 39.5 x 37.5 cm. The image size is ca. 19.5 x 15.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 15.6 x 14.8 inch. The image size is ca. 7.7 x 6.1 inch.
Description: This print originates from a suite of illustrations to ‘Les Contes de La Fontaine’, published ca. 1880.
Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Depollier after Vleughels. W. Depollier the Elder (active ca. 1883) was a French engraver. Nicolas Vleughels (Paris 1668-Rome 1737) was a French painter. He was director of the French Academy in Rome from 1724 until his death.