"Depart pour la Chasse a l'Oiseau" ( Departure for hunting with falcons (falconry)

Date Created: 08 July 2019

Author: Engraver: Jean Moyreau (1690-1762) Painting by: Philips Wouvermans (1619-1668)

Source: The Internet

Owner: www.philographikon.com

Location: Munich, Germany

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  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Falcon
  • Painting
  • 17th Century
  • 18th Century
  • Hunting
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"Depart pour la Chasse a l'Oiseau" ( Departure for hunting with falcons (falconry).

An exquisite piece of art in superb condition!

A noble hunting party is getting ready for departure, while the falcons are carried ahead on their bearer frame.
In the center of the print is a gallantry scene.

Type of print: Copper etching

Engraver: Jean Moyreau (1690-1762)

Painting by: Philips Wouvermans (1619-1668)

Dedication to: Marquis de Marigny

Publisher: Jean Moyreau

Where / when: Paris, dated 1756

Condition: Near Excellent: Very good impression on very thick wove paper!

Image size within plate marks: 44,3 x 65,3 cm (ca. 17.4 x 25.7")

Sheet size: 51 x 71 cm (ca. 20 x 28")

$ 1500.00

Order Nr. FALCONRY238695

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