Gabriel Perelle (aka Gabriel Pairelle) (1604–1677)/Nicolas Perelle (1631–c1695)/Adam Perelle (1640–1695)
Note: all prints in the British Museum that are inscribed with the name, “Perelle,” are catalogued under the father’s name, “Gabriel Perelle” (https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/term/BIOG41615). The Rijksmuseum advises: (transl.) “Prints with the signature 'Perelle' can be made by father Gabriel as well as by sons” (see RP-P-OB-72.016).
Etching on fine laid paper with wide margins.
Size: (sheet) 30.1 x 25.7 cm; (plate) 18 x 17.5 cm; (image borderline dia.) 17.1 cm.
Inscribed on plate below the image borderline at lower left: “Inuenté et graué par Perelle […] Auec priuil.du Roy […] VI”.
Condition: a superb, richly inked and well-printed impression with wide margins. Beyond a printer’s mark on the plate edge at right, the sheet is in a museum-quality condition with no tears, holes, folds, abrasions, significant stains, foxing or signs of handling.
I am selling this very strong impression of a round formatted landscape framed by trees with boatmen in the foreground, travellers/herdsmen with cattle in the middle distance and a distant view over rough terrain to a watch tower and other buildings, for AU$256 (currently US$189.18/EUR158.04/GBP142.09 at the time of posting this listing) including Express Mail (EMS) 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 superb landscape etching rendered with the finest of details and capturing the sparkling light and clean air of the rural countryside in the 17th century, please contact me (email@example.com) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.
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