Jean Baptiste Monnoyer ( 1634-1699)
“Bouquet de fleurs sur un entablement” edited by Nicolas de Poilly (1626-1686)
Very rare test proof on laid paper enhanced with watercolour, with the handwritten indications of colours by Jean Baptiste Monnoyer to the attention of the publisher, Nicolas de Poilly.
Only one known test proof.
The engraving is framed in a modern frame to protect it.
Some stains and the paper is also crumpled
In its original condition of the time, 1680 (circa)
JB Monnoyer is above all a great flower painter, certainly the greatest and most famous flower painter of the French 17th century... For the last 20 years of his life, Jean Baptiste Monnoyer lived in London and engraved most of his beautiful flower plates with a outstanding craftsmanship.
Image size: 48 x 37 cm
Frame size: 66 x 54 cm
Sent by secure, insured and registered FedEX parcel with signature upon delivery.
- Jean Baptiste Monnoyer (1634-1699)
- Titel des Kunstwerks
- Bouquet de Fleurs sur un entablement
- Radierung, Wasserfarbe
- Signiert in der Platte
- 66×54×1 cm