Out Of Stock Antique print. Goddess Ceres fountain

Goddess Ceres fountain

Artist/Collection: Simon Thomassin
Product Code: FRP25300
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Goddess Ceres fountain

20 x 15 cm (7.8 x 6 inches).

Ceres ou l'este
Ceres, the Roman goddess of harvests and corn, is seated on a bed of corn stalks, accompanied by cornflowers and roses

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)