[ SEASCAPE - from the collection of Marquis Jean Baptiste Boyer d'Aguilles]
[n.d. c.1709. ] Watermark in paper.
Rare mezzotint, 204 x 255mm. 8 x 10".
Seascape with ships being tossed about by a storm off a rocky coast. 'Recueil d'estampes d'après les tableaux des peintres les plus célèbres d'Italie, des Pays-Bas et de France, qui sont à Aix dans le cabinet de M. Boyer d'Aguilles...', was a series of 118 plates commissioned by Marquis Jean Baptiste Boyer d'Aguilles (1640-1709), and engraved by Coelemans and Sebastien Barras between 1690 and 1709. The original issues were published by Jacques Coelemans while the better known issue is by Pierre-Jean Mariette (1694-1774) who published a complete set of the plates with a description of each painting in 1744.
[Ref: 17030] £240.00