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Rare Etching - Lyon Does to Meet the Queen - Marie De Medici - Paul Rubens

Rare Etching - Lyon Does to Meet the Queen - Marie De Medici - Paul Rubens

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This is antique engraving with etching made by Gaspard Duchange. After Peter Paul Rubens. 
Draftsman: Nattier, Jean-Marc. Published in Paris, France, 1710 years.
This is a large series of engravings by Nattier based on the famous series of paintings by Rubens, currently kept in the Louvre, depicting the wedding of Marie de' Medici to Henry IV. Famous engravers contributed to this work, which consists of a title page, an advertisement page, an engraved portrait of Rubens and 24 large plates. La Ville de Lion va audevant de la Reine. – (The city of Lyon behind Marie de Medici). Allegorical scene with the married Marie de’ Medici and Henri IV. A carriage with a female figure symbolizing Lyon is drawn by two lions with cherubs on their backs. Also visible are two peacocks and an eagle.
Gaspard Duchange (1662–1757) was a French engraver born in Paris. He was a notable figure in the field of engraving during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Duchange's work is often praised for its technical skill, and he was known for his collaborations with various artists of his time. Duchange received royal patronage and was appointed as an engraver to the king. This recognition contributed to his reputation and success as an engraver.
Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) was a highly influential Flemish Baroque painter. Rubens is considered one of the foremost painters of the Baroque period, known for his dynamic compositions, vivid color palette, and dramatic use of light and shadow. He painted a wide range of subjects, including religious and mythological scenes, portraits, landscapes, and historical events. His paintings often featured robust figures and a sense of movement.
Jean-Baptiste Nattier was a French artist born in 1678 and died in 1726. He was known as a portrait painter and worked for the royal court during the reign of Louis XV. His work was characterized by grace and elegance, and his portraits depicted members of the royal family and the upper classes. Nattier is also known for his involvement in the creation of decorative works.

Dimensions: 25” x 19” inches / 65 cm x 49 cm
Technique: Engraving with etching

Date: 1710
Artist: Gaspard Duchange 
After: Peter Paul Rubens 
Draftsman: Nattier, Jean-Marc
Place: Paris, France
*We provide a Certificate of Authenticity upon request. 

The work has wear, age-related discoloration, brown spots, chips along the edges 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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