Antique Print-SILENCE IS THE LIFE OF LOVE-ANGEL-ROMAN BANNER-Vaenius-Daret-1646

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Le silence est la vie de l’ amour. – (‘Silence is the life of love’). A seated angel holding a Roman (SPQR) banner holds a finger to his lips to shush us. A large group of women converge on a man standing on the steps of a building in the background.

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‘Le silence est la vie de l’ amour.’

Engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 21 x 33,5 cm. (8,3 x 13,2 inch). Image size: 14,6 x 18 cm. (5,7 x 7,1 inch).

From: ‘La Doctrine des Moeurs ..’ printed by Louys Sevestre for Pierre Daret, Paris, 1646. First edition. Author: Marin le Roy de Gomberville. Made by order of Mazarin for the instruction of the young Louis XIV. The plates are copies in reverse after Otto van Veen’s emblems in ‘Q. Horatii Flacci Emblemata.’ Ref: Ref: Brunet II 1658. (Emblem 28)

Made by ‘Pierre Daret’ after ‘Otto Vaenius’. Pierre Daret de Cazeneuve (1604-1678) was a Frecnch painter and engraver from Paris. He was active in Paris and Italy as engraver, painter of mostly portraits. Otto van Veen, also known by his Latinized name Otto Venius or Octavius Vaenius, (c.1556-1629) was a painter, draughtsman, and humanist active primarily in Antwerp and Brussels in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century.

Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: SILENCE IS THE LIFE OF LOVE-ANGEL-ROMAN BANNER

(PCO) A331-17

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Dimensions 33 × 21 × 1 cm

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