This print shows a river in the woods, people walking on a path along the river. A village in the back.
Made by Adam Perelle after own design.
Medium: Etching on hand laid paper.
Sheet size: 23 x 16 cm (9.06 x 6.3 inch). Image size: 17 x 12.7 cm. (6.69 x 5 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Image fine. Some small holes in margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
PASTORAL LANDSCAPE-WOODS-MOUNTAINS-WALKING PEOPLE-RIVER | RBOS-A8-16
This attractive print was published by Chiquet in Paris, ca 1700. Jacques Chiquet, (1673-1721) was a French engraver, editor and print seller from Paris.
Biography engraver: Adam Perelle (1638-1695) was a French artist and writer born in Paris in 1640 and died in the same city in 1695. He was the son of Gabriel P?relle and the younger brother of Nicolas P?relle. Like his father from whom he learned his craft and his brother, he drew views of landscapes and monuments. He obtained the title of engraver of the King and taught drawing and painting in high society.