Nicolas François Bocquet after Raphael Sanzio d'Urbino
Nicolas François Bocquet after Raphael Sanzio d'Urbino Nicolas François Bocquet after Raphael Sanzio d'Urbino Nicolas François Bocquet after Raphael Sanzio d'Urbino Nicolas François Bocquet after Raphael Sanzio d'Urbino

Nicolas François Bocquet after Raphael Sanzio d'Urbino

'The Flaying of Marsyas'

Master etching

Product Code: 131219-2
£175.00
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'The Flaying of Marsyas'

etched by

Nicolas Bocquet

after

Raphael Sanzio d'Urbino

The flaying of Marsyas, after Raphael; Apollo, crowned by a satyr, sits on the right; Marsyas, tied to a tree on the left, is about to be flayed by another satyr. 1690

Nicolas François Bocquet, a French print artist and engraver, died; 1716, mentioned by Basan, lived about the year 1601 and was known to have been active from 1691 to 1703.

Raphael (Raffaello) Sanzio, 1483-1520, born in Urbino, he received early training in art from his father, Giovanni Santi, he also learned new techniques from Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. Beauty and serenity were his great emotional themes.

An original master etching with fine detail in black ink, the image measuring approximately 26 cms. x 29 cms. (10 x 11½ ins.) within a strong platemark and impression on an early laid paper sheet 31 cms. x 38 cms. (12 x 15 ins.) with makers watermark.

as held by the British Museum at;

http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=1459997&partId=1&people=95905&peoA=95905-1-7&page=1

Signed, titled and dated in the lower margin.

Unframed and unmounted the condition of the image is good, the sheet has foxing, soiling and handling marks to the margins condusive with age.

Cat 131219-2