Gravée d'après le tableau de l'Albane qui est dans le Cabinet du Roy. Large de 1. Pied 11 Pouces sur 1. Pied 6. Pouces de haut
A Paris chez la V.ve Daullé Quay des Augustins.
Engraving, platemark 370 x 495mm (14½ x 19½"), very large margins. Glued to backing sheet; stamp of bibliothèque Talhouet, du cabinet de la Lambardais lower left.
Allegory of charity, with a female figure picking fruit to give to the three children, one of whom suckles her breast. After a painting by Francesco Albani (1578-1660) then in the possession of the king and displayed at Versailles. The engraver Daullé obtained royal permission to engrave this painting and another in the royal collection. This painting is now in the Palais du Luxembourg, Paris.
[Ref: 38595] £180.00