Ancient Gem

Bernard Picart, French, 1673 - 1733

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1723; published 1724

Engraving on laid paper

Plate: 10 9/16 × 7 5/16 in. (26.8 × 18.5 cm)

Sheet: 16 1/4 × 11 5/8 in. (41.2 × 29.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

PR.X.996.28.5

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on plate, center: HERCULES IVVENIS / CNEII OPUS / In Saphiro insculptum. / Ex Dactyliotheca Strozziana Romae.; lower left: B. Picart sculp. 1723.; lower right: [star]; upper center: XXIII.

Provenance

Source unknown.

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