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Neptune and Amphitrite sit on a scallop shell chariot amidst the waves, surrounded by nereids and tritons; representing the element water. Engraving by L. Desplaces, 1718, after Louis de Boullogne the younger.

  • Boulogne, Louis, 1654-1733.
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1718
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23946i
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Paris (rue de la Jussienne) : Desplaces, 1718.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving and etching ; image and text 46 x 57 cm

Lettering

Aqua. Terram alo fæcundans: sterno sæpe omnia: per me Nauta parat quæcumque solum natale negavit. ... Lud. de Boullongne inv et pinxit. L. Desplaces sculp, 1718.

References note

Marcel Roux, Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du XVIIIe siècle, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, Paris 1951, tome VII, p. 93, no. 77

Lettering note

The lettering is repeated in French

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 23946i

Languages

  • Latin
  • French


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