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Bacchanalia or Childhood of Bacchus 1630-1647

Antoine Garnier

* 1611 in Paris † 1694 in Paris

Engraving after Nicolas Poussin (1594 - 1665). Size of sheet: c. 37.8 x 51.8 cm.

Watermark:  grape above cartouche with letters P H, similar to Heawood 2338: England 17th century.

Literature: Dumesnil VIII.217.56 I/II;

                 Wildenstein 133 I/II;

                 P. Rosenberg, Nicolas Poussin. La collection du musée Condé à Chantilly, Exh. Cat., Paris 1994, p. 41, fig. 2c;

                 H. Sandrine, Estampes françaises du XVIIe siècle. Une donation au musée des beaux-arts de Nancy, Paris, 2008, n° 901 I/II.

Wonderful impression of the first state of this large and impressive print, on a full sheet with even plate tone. Very rare.

Lettered N. Poussin invent. F.L.D. Ciartres excud. Cum Privil. Regis.

Published by François Langlois, il Ciartres (1588-1647).

After the painting by Nicolas Poussin, c. 1630, now in the Musée Condé in Chantilly, France (inv. 298, Thuillier 46).

£ 6,500.-


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