Mercure et Argus by Claude Lorrain

Available at R. S. Johnson Fine Art (IFPDA)

  • Date: 1662
  • Type: Prints
  • Edition size: 2nd State of four
  • Sheet size: 16 x 22 cm
  • Reference: Blum 38 II/IV
  • Signed: Unsigned
  • Condition: Pristine

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Mercure et Argus (2nd State), 1662 Mercury and Argus Etching 160 x 220 mm.; 6 3/8 x 8 3/4 inches References: Blum 38 II/IV Robert-Dumesnil 17 I/III Russell 49 II/IV Mannocci 42 IIb/III Notes: A fine impression with margins of Blum’s 2nd state (of four) and Robert Dumesnil’s 1st state (of three). In Blum’s 3rd state, a burin line cuts across the left leg below the knee of Argus. This same line appears in Robert-Dumesnil’s 2nd state.
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