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[Time uncovering painting]
[Time uncovering painting] Le Tems decouvre la peinture.
Eisen inv.
A Paris chez Basan [c.1760]
Engraving, sheet 130 x 80mm (5 x 3¼"). Trimmed along platemark top and bottom; glued to album sheet at corners; ms inscription bottom right.
Allegorical scene showing the virtues of painting revealed over time. Book illustration after a design by Charles Eisen (1720-78), painter, draughtsman and illustrator. It was through his drawings, engraved to illustrate nearly 400 books, that Eisen's reputation was chiefly established.
[Ref: 44927]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Triumphant return of Bacchus to the island of Naxos]
[Triumphant return of Bacchus to the island of Naxos] Bacchus triomphant retourne dans l'Isle de Naxe [...]
Dessiné et retouché sur le Cuivre, par Eisen aprè un ancien bas-relief d'yvoire de meme grandeur
A Paris, chez Le Rouge, rue des Grands Augustins [c.1760]
Etching, 18th century watermark; platemark 225 x 420mm (8¾ x 16½"). Trimmed to platemark.
Bacchus, god of wine (sat on a cheetah to right) leading a procession of revellers. Etching by Charles Eisen (1720-78), painter, draughtsman and illustrator. This is one of few plates that Eisen etched himself- his reputation was established primarily on the basis of his drawings, which were engraved by other to illustrate nearly 400 books including editions of Lucretius, Ovid, Tacitus, Virgil, Boccaccio, Ariosto, Erasmus and La Fontaine.
[Ref: 44940]   £480.00  
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Exstant hæc trium charitum Signa, naturali VI circiter pedum attitudine, eonspicua Bruxellæ in ædbus Comilum de Cuypers de Rymenam.
Exstant hæc trium charitum Signa, naturali VI circiter pedum attitudine, eonspicua Bruxellæ in ædbus Comilum de Cuypers de Rymenam.
Carolus Eisen Aqua regali Sculp. 1777.
Etching. 240 x 165mm.
Statue of the Three Graces, by Charles Eisen, 1720-1778.
[Ref: 7284]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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