61.5 x 43 cm (24 x 17 inches).
Navy: a caryatid leaning on an oar which she is holding with both hands.
This is a large engraving with etching, made in Paris in 1690 by Gerard Audran. This engraving is of a figure painted by Raphael of Urbino in the Room of Heliodorus in the Vatican.
It was made on heavy weight chain-linked paper made from cotton. The engraving is on one side, the other side is blank. The print is blind stamped "Musees du Louvre". This is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in very good condition.
* a caryatid is a sculpted female figure serving as architectural support in the place of a column or a pillar.
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|Paper Size||61.5 x 43 cm (34 x 17 inches)|
|Size Category||41 to 50 cm [16 to 20 inches]|