Engraving, platemark 460 x 345mm (18 x 13½"). Very large margins. Uncut.
Woman with two children unloading a small boat, after the famous marine painter Joseph Vernet (1714 - 1789). Vernet studied and worked in Rome (1734-53) until recalled to Paris where he was commissioned to paint a set representing French harbours (the 'Ports de France'). He was the father of Carle Vernet, and grandfather of Horace.
[Ref: 38457] £260.00