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[Moorish Woman.]
[Moorish Woman.] Femme Moresque.
JB. P. Rochefort sculp.
Avec Privil. du Roi. [n.d. c.1714.]
Engraving. Platemark 360 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾") mint with very large margins.
Plate from 'Recueil de cent estampes représentant différentes nations du Levant', a set of one hundred plates depicting the costume of the Levant, based on paintings in the collection of the Marquis Charles de Ferriol, ambassador from the court of Versailles to the Sublime Porte from 1699 to 1710. The work had a profound effect on how the European conception of Turkey. After Jean-Baptiste Vanmour (1671-1737), the Flemish-French painter, who Ferriol brought with him to Istanbul at the age of eighteen. Ferriol commissioned at least a hundred paintings from Vanmour, which served as the source for the engravings in the 'Recueil' and are now in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
[Ref: 47032]   £260.00  
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[Persian Armenian]
[Persian Armenian] [Armenien de Perse]
JB. P.Rochefort sculp.
Avec Privil. du Roi. [n.d. c.1714.]
Engraving, mint, platemark 360 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾") very large margins.
Plate from 'Recueil de cent estampes représentant différentes nations du Levant', a set of one hundred plates depicting the costume of the Levant, based on paintings in the collection of the Marquis de Ferriol. After Jean-Baptiste van Mour (1671-1737), the Flemish-French painter, remembered for his his detailed portrayal of life in the Ottoman Empire during the Tulip Era and the rule of Sultan Ahmed III.
[Ref: 46922]   £270.00  
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[Trappist monks working the land and making cider]
[Trappist monks working the land and making cider] Les Religieux de la Trappe travaillent des mains Cultivent les Terres de leur Jardins et font leur Cydre.
De Rochefort sculpsit
à Paris chez Basset rue S. Jacques
Engraving, platemark 190 x 300mm (7½ x 11¾") with large margins. Rare; repaired tear on right.
[Ref: 44503]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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