Print shows a large cage containing all manner of men, from scientists and musicians to the dregs of society. Sitting outside on the top of the cage are Fortune, whom all desire to reach, and the artist, busily... more
Title from shelflist card. LeBlanc, 35. Nagler, 39. Joubert, 12. Bryan, 193. Didot, 1665. Gray Cat., 263. Heller, 6. Robert-Dumesnil, 37 Library has two impressions, 1st state (no. 37a) and 2nd state (no. 37b).... more
Principle sketch showing how it may have gone when in the 17th century a large part of Vasa's cannons were salvaged with the help of diving clock.1664, Albreckt von Treileben and Andreas Peckell recovered Vasa'... more
Queen Marie de Médicis of France fleeing the town of Blois, with help of angels and military men. After a painting by Peter Paul Rubens. Bradley collection.
Print shows a three-quarter-length portrait of Maria Luisa de Tassis (1611-1638), based on Anthony van Dyck's 1629 portrait painting of the same subject.
Portrait print of artist Philippe de Champaigne, based on his self-portrait of 1668. Title from item. Marsh Collection. Published in: The first Smithsonian collection : the European engravings of George Perkins... more
Martin Van Heemskerk, half-length portrait, standing, facing left. Illust. from: Academia des sciences et des arts ... /Isaac Bullart. Brusselle : Foppens, 1682-1695, LIV. VI., p. 435. LeBlanc, Boulonois no. 51
Frisius Gemma, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Illus. possibly from: Academia des sciences et des arts ... / Isaac Bullart. Brusselle : Foppens, 1695. Not listed in LeBlanc.
Jan Van Eyck, half-length portrait, facing right. Illus. from: Académie des sciences et des arts ... / Isaac Bullart. Brusselle : Foppens, 1682-1695, Liv. VI, p. 379. LeBlanc, Boulonois no. 43
Print shows soldiers sacking a village for provisions and loot, and burning some of the buildings and killing citizens; shows a church on a hill in the background. Includes six lines of verse printed below imag... more
Andrea del Sarto, half-length portrait, facing slightly right. LeBlanc 2(8). Illus from: Academie des Sciences et des arts / Issac Bullart. Bruxelles, 1695, 1 (363).
Leonardo da Vinci, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing coat trimmed with fur and hat. Illus. from: Academie des sciences et des arts / Issac Bullart. Bruxelles, 1695, V (365).
Michelangelo, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, holding figure of man. LeBlanc 2(8). Illus. from: Academie des sciences et des arts / Issac Bullart. Bruxelles, 1695, 1 (406). Another copy (of whole p... more
Antoine Watteau and Nicolas Tardieu in a park, one painting a picture of a statue of nude woman, the other playing a stringed instrument; and poem to Watteau below image.
Print after François de Troy shows portrait of Philippe, Duc d'Anjou, later King Philip V of Spain, as a young man. Title devised by Library staff.
Allegorical scene showing Henry IV, King of France (1533-1610), looking at portrait of his bride-to-be, surrounded by mythological characters.
Hyacinthus Rigaud pinxit. Petrus Drevet Sculp... Engraving by Pierre Drevet, 1663-1738. Second state. Didot(Les Drevet)41. Didot(Portraits) 424. LeBlanc 51. Heller 8. P&P 41. This record contains unverified dat... more
Title page showing characters in a comic performance. Set of prints with same title, originally published by Israel Silvestre in 1621. Below title: "Israel Silvestre, ex. cum privil. regis."
Henry I, King of England, bust portrait, left profile, with ornaments and vignette below depicting dungeon scene. Signed on plate. Illus. from: History of England / Paul de Rapin-Thoyras & N. Tindal. London, 17 .
Jacques Bénigne Bossuet, French Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Meaux, pulpit orator, full-length portrait, standing holding book on table. Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection. Didot, 12 (4th state). LeBlanc, ... more