British School, 18th Century Two Engravings on Mythological Themes in the Red-Figure Style
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- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
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- October 07, 2016 10:00AM
British School, 18th Century
Two Engravings on Mythological Themes in the Red-Figure Style
Engravings on paper, plate sizes to 8 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. (21.7 x 32.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frames.
N.B. Likely taken from or after engravings in Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman antiquities from the cabinet of the Honble. Wm. Hamilton, His Britannick Maiesty's envoy extraordinary at the Court of Naples by William Hamilton (British, 1751-1801) and Pierre François Hugues, chevalier de Hancarville (French, after 1719-c. 1790), published in Naples, 1766-67, four volumes.
Marked "PL LXIII" (Bacchus clubbing a pair of tall birds, perhaps cranes?) and "Pl. XXXIX" (scene of a young warrior receiving a shield and helmet from a woman)
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