Ancient Art Antiquities

1822, MILLINGEN ANCIENT GREEK MYTH Hand/Co FOLIO SUPERB VASE FROM ETRURIA WP2

1822, MILLINGEN ANCIENT GREEK MYTH Hand/Co FOLIO SUPERB VASE FROM ETRURIA WP2

1822, MILLINGEN ANCIENT GREEK MYTH Hand/Co FOLIO SUPERB VASE FROM ETRURIA WP2   1822, MILLINGEN ANCIENT GREEK MYTH Hand/Co FOLIO SUPERB VASE FROM ETRURIA WP2

" 1/4 x 13" 5/8 (26,0 x 34,7 cm) or. " 5/8 x 20" 1/2 (34,7 x 52,0 cm) when double page.

Painted Greek Vases, Statues, Busts Bas-Reliefs. London in a Dutch-Jewish family originally from Rotterdam emigrated to England (London Bloomsbury). Millingen was a prominent archeologist. E bought antiquities, and supplied most of the major museums of Europe with specimens of ancient art.

Sufferer, he resided in Italy. Ived at Rome and at Naples, where he made the acquaintance of Lady Blessington. Where he compiled works on. Writing in French and Italian.

Where he died on 1845. First edition of an important catalogue of vases. Belonging to the author or in private collections, including that of Carolina Murat, queen of Naples. Sixty numbered plates depict in outline ancient Greek vase paintings of myths and three plates (lettered A-C) show the variety of shapes of vases.

The vases are classified according to period (following Winckelmanns broad divisions) and reproduced with unprecedented care and fidelity. They are the first [prints] on which missing and restored portions are indicated. Millingen was "the first to point out the domestic nature of these vases, and the introduction contains an account of their various uses ". The plates are credited in the text to the draughtsman Michele Steurnal (Steurnel), a porcelain painter at the Real Fabbrica in Naples, and the prolific reproductive engraver Francesco Giangiacomo. Rints feature very detailed engravings enhanced by wonderfully original hand-coloring.

(26,0 x 34,7 cm). The condition of these prints is superb. Superbly handcoloured (the hand colouring is original to the time of issue) on. There is no foxing on clean paper.

The photos are very accurate, so please review carefully. All our prints are authentic antique prints and guaranteed to be from the date stated.

These prints are about 200 years old. These prints are generally with. Ckmer 1135; Brunet III, 1724. Items can be combined to save on posta. Professional packaging using only new materials. All the details to complete the check-out. The item "1822, MILLINGEN ANCIENT GREEK MYTH Hand/Co FOLIO SUPERB VASE FROM ETRURIA WP2" is in sale since Friday, December 14, 2018.

This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "prantique-it" and is located in Canavaccio. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Original/Reproduction: Original Print
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Signed: Signed
  • Edition Type: Limited Edition
  • Edition Size: Folio
  • Print Type: Engraving
  • Subject: Antiquities
  • Style: Natural History
  • Size Type/Largest Dimension: Small (Up to 14in.)
  • Date of Creation: 1800-1899


1822, MILLINGEN ANCIENT GREEK MYTH Hand/Co FOLIO SUPERB VASE FROM ETRURIA WP2   1822, MILLINGEN ANCIENT GREEK MYTH Hand/Co FOLIO SUPERB VASE FROM ETRURIA WP2