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".
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.
- 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