Pan, God Of Shepherds And Hunters
20 x 15 cm (7.8 x 6 inches).
Pan is associated with nature, wooded areas and pasturelands. The worship of Pan centered in nature, often in caves or grottos.Pan did not have the appearance of a normal man. The bottom half of his body was like a goat, with the top half of his body being like man.
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.
|Paper Size||20 x 15 cm (7.8 x 6 inches)|
|Size Category||11 to 20 cm [4 to 8 inches]|