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Venus pricked by the thorns on a rose bush, in the background Mars chasing Adonis, in the foreground winged cupid resting

Venus pricked by the thorns on a rose bush, in the background Mars cha...

After Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)

Venus Pricked by the Thorns of a Rose Bush; Cupid Asleep in the Foreground

Venus Pricked by the Thorns of a Rose Bush; Cupid Asleep in the Foregr...

Engraved by Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)

Country Village, archers in the foreground from Multifariarum casularum ruriumque lineamenta curiose ad vivum expressa

Country Village, archers in the foreground from Multifariarum casularu...

Johannes van Doetecum the elder (Netherlandish, active 1554–ca. 1600, died 1605)

Farms, ploughed field in the foreground from Praediorum villarum et rusticarum casularum icones elenoantissimae ad vivum in apre deformatae

Farms, ploughed field in the foreground from Praediorum villarum et ru...

Johannes van Doetecum the elder (Netherlandish, active 1554–ca. 1600, died 1605)

[Illus. of the Anti-Christ on "The Ship of Fools; St. Peter with boatload of believers in foreground]

[Illus. of the Anti-Christ on "The Ship of Fools; St. Peter with boatl...

Illus. in: Sebastian Brant, Nauis stultorum, oft, Der sotten schip, Thantwerpen, Ghedruckt by J. van Ghelen, 1584. Reference copy may be in LOT 4444B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card... more

Landscape with a Canal in the Foreground

Landscape with a Canal in the Foreground

Attributed to Johannes Leupenius (Dutch, Amsterdam 1643–1693 Amsterdam)

Vertical Oval Vignette of a Mountainous Landscape with Two Shepherds in the Foreground.

Vertical Oval Vignette of a Mountainous Landscape with Two Shepherds i...

Carlo Antonio Buffagnotti (Italian, Bologna 1660–after 1710 Ferrara)

Landscape with Three Trees in the Foreground

Landscape with Three Trees in the Foreground

Lucas Achtschellinck (Flemish, Brussels 1626–1699 Brussels)

Ruined aqueduct with water spilling from it to a stream below, ships at sea beyond, a man reclining on the ground with three goats in the foreground, from the series 'Six landscapes in Tyrol' after Roelandt Savery

Ruined aqueduct with water spilling from it to a stream below, ships a...

After Roelandt Savery (Flemish, Kortrijk 1576–1639 Utrecht)

Distant Landscape with Tree in Foreground

Distant Landscape with Tree in Foreground

Attributed to Aureliano Milani (Italian, Bologna 1675–1749 Bologna)

Forest Scene with Tree in Foreground

Forest Scene with Tree in Foreground

Attributed to Jacques d'Artois (Flemish, Brussels (?) 1613–1686)

Aftermath of the Flood: human bodies strewn on dry land in the foreground, Noah's ark moored on a rocky outcrop beyond, from a series of engravings for the 'Liber Genesis'

Aftermath of the Flood: human bodies strewn on dry land in the foregro...

Crispijn de Passe the Elder (Netherlandish, Arnemuiden 1564–1637 Utrecht)

[Indian with bow and arrow drawn in background; animals in foreground]

[Indian with bow and arrow drawn in background; animals in foreground]

Engraving on full page of text. Illus. in: Historie Naturael en Morael van de Westersche Indien (Amsterdam, 1624). Reference copy may be in SSF - Indians of Mexico Misc. This record contains unverified, old dat... more

Landscape with a brick factory in the middle ground, a standing man in the foreground points to the left as he faces a man lying on a rock

Landscape with a brick factory in the middle ground, a standing man in...

Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi (Italian, Bologna 1606–1680 Rome)

Harbor with rising sun, figures in foreground, colonnade on left

Harbor with rising sun, figures in foreground, colonnade on left

Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)

The tomb of Ferdinand II at center in the background within the choir of the church, three arches in center foreground, Austrian coat of arms hung in center arch, from 'Ceremonies for the Funeral of Emperor Ferdinand II' (Funérailles de l'empereur Ferdinand II)

The tomb of Ferdinand II at center in the background within the choir ...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Interior of the church of San Lorenzo in Florence, five pillars, each with a large figure of death on a pedestal, ten hooded figures with staffs in foreground, two altars in the background, cartouches containing female figures above, from 'Ceremonies for the Funeral of Emperor Ferdinand II' (Funérailles de l'empereur Ferdinand II)

Interior of the church of San Lorenzo in Florence, five pillars, each ...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

View of Ponte Mammolo, a bridge in the background, a tower with ramp in the middle ground, a man with a walking stick in the foreground, from the series 'The Ruins of Rome'

View of Ponte Mammolo, a bridge in the background, a tower with ramp i...

Bartholomeus Breenbergh (Dutch, Deventer 1598–1657 Amsterdam)

Plate 2: Calidarium at the Baths of Diocletian, with a man striding toward the right foreground, from the series 'The Ruins of Rome'

Plate 2: Calidarium at the Baths of Diocletian, with a man striding to...

Bartholomeus Breenbergh (Dutch, Deventer 1598–1657 Amsterdam)

Plate 3: An officer giving orders to a solider in centre foreground, cannon at left,  from 'Various Military Caprices' (Varii capricci militari)

Plate 3: An officer giving orders to a solider in centre foreground, c...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Landscape with two horned goats in shadow at left foreground, village buildings beyond, from the series 'The Small Landscapes'

Landscape with two horned goats in shadow at left foreground, village ...

Karel Dujardin (Dutch, Amsterdam 1622–1678 Venice)

Plate 3: An officer giving orders to a solider in centre foreground, cannon at left, from 'Various Military Caprices' (Varii capricci militari)

Plate 3: An officer giving orders to a solider in centre foreground, c...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Earth, four figures in foreground to left, hills to left in the background, many trees to right in the background, a horseman in center in the background, from 'The four elements' (Les quatre Eléments)

Earth, four figures in foreground to left, hills to left in the backgr...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

View of ruins showing the corner of a building with two arched windows, in a landscape with a stream in the foreground, from a series of four plates showing ruins of a single building

View of ruins showing the corner of a building with two arched windows...

Karel Dujardin (Dutch, Amsterdam 1622–1678 Venice)

[Allegorical scene during Second Punic war, showing Roman galleys in background; with old man and women in foreground]

[Allegorical scene during Second Punic war, showing Roman galleys in b...

Reference copy in LOT 4613. Illus. in: The Second Punick war between Hannibal, and the Romanes. London, 1661.

Flowers in a Silver Caster, Fruit in the Foreground

Flowers in a Silver Caster, Fruit in the Foreground

Jacques André Portail (French, Brest 1695–1759 Versailles)

Seascape with Six Figures in the Foreground

Seascape with Six Figures in the Foreground

Nicolaas Aartman (Dutch, Amsterdam 1713–1793 Amsterdam)

Landscape with man leading a pack horse across a wooden bridge, three figures in right foreground, the silhouette of a man standing at a fence beyond, from the series 'Landscapes'

Landscape with man leading a pack horse across a wooden bridge, three ...

Marco Ricci (Italian, Belluno 1676–1730 Venice (?))

Plate 10: The Ancient Gallery: a large covered gallery, light entering from the background, six figures standing atop piles of rocks in the foreground, from 'Les soirées de Rome'

Plate 10: The Ancient Gallery: a large covered gallery, light entering...

after Hubert Robert (French, Paris 1733–1808 Paris)