Emperor Matthias by Aegidius Sadeler II
Emperor Matthias by Aegidius Sadeler II

Emperor Matthias

Emperor Matthias c1614 by Flemish Engraver Aegidius Sadeler II (1570 – 1629); the imperial engraver of Rudolf II, Matthias and Ferdinand II.

This is an extremely lavish engraving of the Coronation Emperor Matthias, with him situated in the center of the piece, … Read the rest

Aegros Curare by Sébastien Bourdon
Aegros Curare by Sébastien Bourdon

Aegros Curare

Aegros Curare (Series Title – Seven Acts of Mercy) c1665-70 by French Engraver Sébastien Bourdon (1616 – 1671); and painter of portraits.

Aegros Curare (To Cure The Sick) is from the series the Seven Acts of Mercy, which are a set of compassionate … Read the rest

Allegory of the Marriage of Emperor Ferdinand II and Eleanor Gonzaga by Aegidius Sadeler II
Allegory of the Marriage of Emperor Ferdinand II and Eleanor Gonzaga by Aegidius Sadeler II

Allegory of the Marriage of Emperor Ferdinand II and Eleanor Gonzaga

Allegory of the Marriage of Emperor Ferdinand II and Eleanor Gonzaga by Flemish Engraver Aegidius Sadeler II (1570 – 1629); the imperial engraver of … Read the rest

The Judgment of Solomon by Gustave Doré
The Judgment of Solomon by Gustave Doré

The Judgment of Solomon

The Judgment of Solomon (1Kings 3_16-28) c1866 by French Painter Gustave Doré (1832 – 1883); though he primarily worked as a wood engraver, he also was a printmaker, caricaturost, comics artist, illustrator and a sculptor.

The Judgment of Solomon … Read the rest

The Flood Destroying The World by Painter Gustave Dore
The Flood Destroying The World by Painter Gustave Dore

The Flood Destroying The World

The Flood Destroying The World c1866 by French Painter Gustave Doré (1832 – 1883); though he primarily worked as a wood engraver, he also was a printmaker, caricaturost, comics artist, illustrator and a sculptor.

This is … Read the rest

The Deluge by Gustave Doré
The Deluge by Gustave Doré

The Deluge

The Deluge c1866 by French Painter Gustave Doré (1832 – 1883); though he primarily worked as a wood engraver, he also was a printmaker, caricaturost, comics artist, illustrator and a sculptor.

An impressive engraving of the Biblical Religious Tale of The Great Flood … Read the rest

Death of Eleazer by Gustave Doré
Death of Eleazer by Gustave Doré

Death of Eleazer

Death of Eleazer c1866 by French Painter Gustave Doré (1832 – 1883); though he primarily worked as a wood engraver, he also was a printmaker, caricaturost, comics artist, illustrator and a sculptor.

A powerful scene of death and mayhem, as soldiers … Read the rest

Fragments of an Ancient Temple and Adjacent Buildings by Pietro Gaspari
Fragments of an Ancient Temple and Adjacent Buildings by Pietro Gaspari

Fragments of an Ancient Temple and Adjacent Buildings

Fragments of an Ancient Temple and Adjacent Buildings (AEdis antiquae, AEdificiorumque Adiacentium Fragmenta) c1771 by Italian Painter Pietro Gaspari (1720 – 1785), after a painter by Italian Painter (b1726 – )… Read the rest

Boreas and Orithya Etching by Heinrich Lossow
Boreas and Orithya Etching by Heinrich Lossow

Boreas and Orithya Etching

Boreas and Orithya Etching by German Painter Heinrich Lossow (1843 – 1897), and illustrator and son of sculptor Arnold Hermann Lossow (1805 – 1874), the son of a tailor who started studying sculptor at the age of 15 with … Read the rest