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Antique Print - "Young Woman in a Thoughtful Attitude" - Francesco Bartolozzi

Antique Print - "Young Woman in a Thoughtful Attitude" - Francesco Bartolozzi

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DESCRIPTION:
Magnificent copper engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi, ater Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (Guercino). Publishing in 1646 years, Italy. The sample is taken from the work "Original Paintings and Drawings of Guercino in the Collection of His Majesty."
In the picture you can see a woman sitting or standing in a relaxed pose. She looks into the distance, but her gaze is filled with thoughtfulness, as if she is immersed in her thoughts. Her face reflects a mixture of emotions - calmness, prudence, but also some melancholy or sadness. Francesco Bartolozzi is renowned for his masterful skills as an engraver and carver. In his paintings he often uses detailed strokes to convey a richness of texture and imagery. In "Young Woman in a Pensive Position" you can find subtle transitions of light and shadow, silky fabrics and details of clothing decoration.
Francesco Bartolozzi is an Italian draftsman, watercolor painter and engraver, the greatest master of etching, dotted style, in particular colored dotted line and pencil etching style. From 1764 he worked in England, where he created a school of color reproduction engravings.
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (1591 – 1666) better known as Guercino, was an Italian Baroque painter and draftsman from Cento in the Emilia region, who was active in Rome and Bologna. The vigorous naturalism of his early manner contrasts with the classical equilibrium of his later works. His many drawings are noted for their luminosity and lively style.

DETAILS:
Dimensions: 22” x 14” inches / 57 cm x 37 cm
Technique: Engraving
Date: 1764
Artist: Francesco Bartolozzi
After: Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (Guercino)
Place: Italy
*We provide a Certificate of Authenticity upon request. 

CONDITION:
The work has wear, age-related discoloration, but is overall in good condition. As you age, you can expect to see a few minor blemishes, brown or blotchy markings. Please check the condition of the image carefully and contact us with any questions. The reverse side is blank. This is an original print and not a modern reproduction. You can find many more vintage designs and prints at dahlstromsfineart.

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