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NUDE Mythology Forge of Vulcan by Boucher - and 50 similar items

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NUDE Mythology Forge of Vulcan by Boucher - SUPERB Antique Print

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Edition Type
Limited Edition
Date of Creation
Original Print
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Dealer or Reseller
Size Type/Largest Dimension
Medium (Up to 30in.)

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!!! NOTE !!! if the image(s) in the description shows a broken image icon(s), right click on the icon(s) and open in new tab to see the larger image(s). The Forge of Vulcan Another Quality Print from Martin2001 Type of print: Photogravure - Original vintage antique print Year of printing: 1893 Artist - Engraver - Publisher: Boucher - n/a - George Barrie, Philadelphia. Deluxe edition. Condition: Excellent - Very good - Good - Fair. Overall dimensions of print: Including blank margins: 13 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches (1 inch = 2,54 cm) Type of paper: Thick - Heavier, wove - Medium heavy - Slightly heavier - Thin. Printed on off-white fine quality (thin) India paper mounted completely and cleanly onto heavier wove, white-color paper. Reverse side: Blank - With text or pictures. Notes: Green border around the print is a contrasting background on which the print was photographed, it is not part of the print. Description of the subject depicted in the print: What could be more fanciful, more unreal, than the fairy-palace entitled the Forge of Vulcan, by Boucher! A French courtier of the period, seen, (an uncommon circumstance) devoid of his clothing, sits, masquerading as Vulcan, on an indefinite couch-like bank of rocks and clouds combined. Smiling, with his best society manner, he holds aloft a sword, in its scabbard, the whole wound with a sash. Beside him are an anvil, a vise, and several implements of the armourer's craft. Opposite him, on clouds, with a background of sky and general fleeciness of atmosphere, sits Venus, simpering, with Thetis and a couple of attendant Graces. Cupids are dotted about wherever they are demanded by the exigencies of the composition. Two of them hold aloft a gorgeous helmet heavily crested with ostrich plumes. The whole scene is laid in a cave of cloudstuff, and there are no suggestions of such unrefined people as Cyclops about! Doves and wreathes of flowers are thrown in at intervals. Martin2001 Satisfaction Guaranteed Policy ! Any print purchased from us may be returned for any reason for a full refund including all postage. Shipping: Worldwide. We gladly combine multiple purchases into one package. Terminology: to learn more about antique prints and their terminology. "Inch to cm" conversion: to see our handy "inch to cm" conversion table. Our other listings : to see our other listings . Notes: --- findmythtroy findmyth Powered by Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.
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