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Sunday 11 September 2022

Gustave Bertinot’s engraving, “Supper at Emmaus”, 1883, after Titian

Gustave Bertinot (aka Gustave Nicolas Bertinot) (1822–1888)

“Supper at Emmaus” (aka “Les Disciples d'Emmaùs”, “The Pilgrims of Emmaus”), 1883, plate 53 after Titian’s (aka Tiziano; Tiziano Vecellio) (1489/90–1576) painting of the same title (c1530) in the collection of the Louvre (Inv. no. 746; see, printed by Charles Chardon (1832–1896) and published by the Société Française de Gravure (aka Société des Graveurs au Burin) (fl.1868–)—a society that the BM advises was founded by Henriquel-Dupont at the Gazette des Beaux-Arts to publish plates for distribution to its members (see

Engraving on cream chine collé on heavy wove paper with wide margins.

Size: (sheet) 51.8 x 61.2 cm; (plate) 35.2 x 45.5 cm; (chine collé) 33 x 43 cm; (image borderline) 25.2 x 36.3 cm.

Lettered in plate below the image borderline: (left) “TITIEN PINXT.”; (centre) “SOCIÉTE FRANÇAISE DE GRAVURE/ [stamped in ink] 53/ Imp. Ch. Chardon”; (right) “C. BERTINOT SCULPT.”

Beraldi 17 (Henri Béraldi 1885, “Les Graveurs du XIXe Siècle: Guide de l'Amateur d'Estampes Modernes: Bellangé – Bovinet”, vol. 2, Paris, Librairie L. Conquet, p. 53, cat. no. 17).

Condition: a richly inked and near faultless impression with generously wide margins. Beyond small spots (mainly on the right side) the sheet is in a very good condition with no tears, holes, folds, abrasions or significant stains.  

I am selling this huge and exceptionally rare engraving exemplifying the discipline and skill of a master engraver for AU$304 in total (currently US$208.08/EUR207.12/GBP179.58 at the time of posting this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world, but not (of course) any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries.

If you are interested in purchasing this masterwork of engraving, please contact me ( and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.

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