Antique print. Fountain of Flora

Fountain of Flora

Artist/Collection: Simon Thomassin
Product Code: FRP25299
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Fountain of Flora

20 x 15 cm (7.8 x 6 inches).

Flore ou le Printem
Roman goddess of flowers, gardens and spring, symbolises the first season of the year

This beautiful antique print of a statue was made in 1723 by Simon Thomassin in Paris.
It is from his work 'Recuel des Statue, Groupes, Fontaines, Termes, Vases et Autres Mangifique Ornamens du Chateau et Parc de Versailles' about the magnificent statues and fountains at the Palace of Versaille. King Louis XIV commissioned the work. Thomassin held the title Graveur du Roy (Engraver of the King).

This antique print was made by engraving on a copper printing plate and printing on handmade chain-linked paper.

It is in excellent condition considering it was made nearly 300 years ago.

© Fine Rare Prints

Style
Date Made 1700s
Paper Size 20 x 15 cm (7.8 x 6 inches)
Shape Landscape
Main Color Black + White
Size Category 11 to 20 cm (4 to 8 inches)