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Egyptians on horseback being drowned in the Red Sea. Colour etching by the Comte de Caylus and woodcut by N. Le Sueur after G.F. Penni, il Fattore.

Penni, Giovanni Francesco, approximately 1496-approximately 1528.
Date
[1729]


About this work

Description

Bible, O.T. Exodus 13:17-14:29.

Publication/Creation

[Paris] : [Imprimerie royale], [1729]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with woodcut, printed in colours ; platemark 22 x 35.3 cm

Lettering

Les Egyptiens submergés dans la Mer Rouge. Dessein de Jean François Penni, dit le Fattor, qui est dans le cabinet de M.r Crozat. gravé à l'eau forte par M.r le C.. de C.. et en bois sous sa conduite par Nicolas le Sueur.

Publications note

Marcel Roux, Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du XVIIIe siècle, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, vol. IV, Paris 1940, p. 113, no. 366
R. Weigel, Die Werke der Maler in ihren Handzeichnungen, Leipzig: R. Weigel, 1865, no. 5888, p. 494

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 3010880i

Lettering note

Bears number: no. 75

Type/Technique

Languages

  • French


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