Bouchardon, Edmé (1698 - 1762): Hercules - Bouchardon engraving, rare!

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Date of Printing: 1720 • Medium: Copperplate Engraving (hand colored) • Subject Category: Mythological • Signed: Plate signed, Lower Left • Period Created: Enlightenment (1700 - 1799) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: 20.5 x 12.5 • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 32 x 19 • Style: Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Excellent, with minor toning at edges • Edition Type: 1st Edition - Limited • Paper Type: Laid Paper • Framed: Print only

Edmundo Bouchardon - RARE and Fine engraving of Hercules with a lion skin and club.
Printed in Germany 1720.

Excellent condition, with some slight toning at edges, a few minor spots. Matting will hide this.

Bouchardon was a friend of the Comte de Caylus and was distinguished by being the only artist praised by Le Blanc in his famous letter to Caylus criticising the bad taste in decoration and the too free range of Rococo ornamentation.