Bernard Picart (Paris, 1673 - Amsterdam, 1733), one of the most prolific engravers of the time, author of the “Ceremonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde” (1723-1733), and master of Folkema, Schley and Thomassin.
Small-format copper engraving (imprint 70 x 113 mm)
I sell here one of the 3 engravings of drawings by Bernard Picard (himself titled "Le lion endormi"
Excerpt from the "Receuïl de lions" drawn from life by Rembrandt and B. Picart who engraved them in 1728. The 6 engravings were executed for this collection after drawings by Rembrandt (7), Paulus Potter (1) and Bernard Picart himself (3 "ad vivum").
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- Bernard Picart (1664-1726)
- Title of artwork
- Recueil de lions 1728
- Artist's stamp
- Overall in fairly good condition with traces of ageing
- Sold with frame
- Image size
- 11.3×7 cm