Herman Van Swanevelt (1600-1655) - The grotto of the nymph Egeria

Herman Van Swanevelt (1600-1655) - The grotto of the nymph Egeria
Etching - Signed on print - Ca. 1620-1655

The grotto of the nymph Egeria; pointed out to the standing female figure in foreground by the man standing next to her; at centre three couples seated in a circle, drinking wine; and couples dancing off into the valley at right; from a series of twelve plates.

Print made by: Herman van Swanevelt
Date : 1620-1655

Lettered in lower margin: "Herman van Swanevelt Inventor fecit " and "cum privilegio Regis".

Hollstein 95
Bartsch II.301.91

This is the last state with the publishers address erased.
A good inked impression from the 19th century on a full laid paper sheet with watermark and wide margins. Original impression from the original plates.

Herman van Swanevelt (1600-1655) - Dutch School
Painter/etcher als called Herman d'Italy or Il Erimita. Born in the Netherlands, he first went to Paris and then to Rome where he was the pupil of Claude le Lorrain. Back in Paris he worked in the style of his famous master and some of his works where attributed first to Claude Lorrain or Nicolas Poussin.

Lot details
Herman Van Swanevelt (1600-1655)
Title of artwork
The grotto of the nymph Egeria
Ca. 1620-1655
Signed on print
In good condition
Sold with frame
Image size
186×281 mm
Total dimensions
305×442×1 mm
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