C1787

Vue Des Salinelles pres de Paterno

Rare aquatint by of the Salinelles taken from the town of Paterno, bear Catania, Sicily by Jean Pierre Houel.  Rare aquatint of Sicily from Houel’s, Voyage Pittoresque des Isles de Sicilie, de Malte, et de Lipari . The series was made after … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Vue Des Salinelles pres de Paterno

Date:

C1787

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Original aquatint printed in bistre.

Image Size: 

375mm 
x 260mm
AUTHENTICITY
Vue Des Salinelles pres de Paterno - Antique View from 1787

Genuine antique
dated:

1787

Description:

Rare aquatint by of the Salinelles taken from the town of Paterno, bear Catania, Sicily by Jean Pierre Houel. 

Rare aquatint of Sicily from Houel’s, Voyage Pittoresque des Isles de Sicilie, de Malte, et de Lipari .

The series was made after Houel’s second trip to Italy. He had spent three years in Sicily and made numerous drawings of archaeological sites, views and natural phenomena. The most important series of views of these islands recording many sites that no longer exist. All of the aquatints were produced by Houel.

Jean Pierre Houel (1735 - 1813)

Houel was a French painter, engraver and draftsman. During his long life Houel witnessed the reign of Louis XV, the French Revolution, and the period of Napoleon's First Empire

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