Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Nicolas Buon's engraving, “Lot and the destruction of Sodom”, 1615


Nicolas Buon (fl.1600-1624)

“Lot and the destruction of Sodom”, 1615, probably after Léonard Gaultier (c1561–1635), published by Nicolas Buon with royal privilege.

Engraving on fine laid paper backed on a support sheet.
Size: (sheet) 8.9 x 8.9 cm; (image borderline) 8.5 x 8.5 cm
Lettered on plate within the image borderlint around the circular design, "OMNIA MEA MECVM PORTO", with the artist’s monogram below.

Nagler 1858-79 IV.2320 (G K Nagler 1858, “Die Monogrammisten”, 5 vols, Munich).

The British Museum offers the following description of this print:
“Heavily ornamented print with a circular scene of Lot and the destruction of Sodom”

Condition: crisp, faultless impression in museum quality/excellent condition apart from mellow age toning. The sheet is trimmed with narrow margins around the image borderline and laid onto a support sheet of archival (millennium quality) washi paper.

I am selling this simiply magnificent engraving in superb condition showing no sign of wear to the priniting plate—suggesting that it is a lifetime impression—for AU$178 (currently US$12.03/EUR113.61/GBP99.29 at the time of this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world.

If you are interested in purchasing intricate jewel of an engraving, please contact me (oz_jim@printsandprinciples.com) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.

This print has been sold







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