Jacques-Philippe Le Bas (1707-1783) - "Tempete, Ve. Veue d'Italie"

Description
Jacques-Philippe Le Bas (1707-1783) - "Tempete, Ve. Veue d'Italie"
Etching - Plate signed - 1750 ca.

Sheet with wide margins, on laid paper with watermark, in excellent condition, only on the back there are paper residues due to an old gluing at the upper corners (see photos).
On bottom le “Stork pinx.”, right “J. Ph. Le Bas direc.";
in the middle title, heraldic coat of arms and dedication " Dédié a M. Louis Louisson Capitaine de Navire des Indes Espagnolle", imprint below.
It is part of the series of Italian views created by Le Bas from works of different painters.
It depicts a shipwreck during a storm with a ship slammed against the rocks and others further away. From a painting by Abraham Storck (1644-1708), a Dutch painter best known for his maritime and port landscapes.

Lot details
Artist
Jacques-Philippe Le Bas (1707-1783)
Title of artwork
"Tempete, Ve. Veue d'Italie"
Year
1750 ca.
Technique
Etching
Signature
Plate signed
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
No
Image size
320×462 mm
Total dimensions
437×555×0 mm
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