Praefectus Modestus neque minis, neque blanditis Basilium magnum mollire umquam potuis.
Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge type) paper.
Sheet size: 25,8 x 34,7 cm. Image size: 31,8 x 11,3 cm.
Source unknown, to be determined.
Made by Charles Nicolas Cochin after F. Lemoine. Charles-Nicolas II Cochin (1715-1790) was a French designer, engraver, writer and art critic. Francois Lemoyne (1688-1737).
Condition: Very good, given age. Paper a bit thin at corners, with remains of paper from previous attachment. Bottom right corner backed. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: SAINT BASIL BEFORE PREFECT MODESTUS