Antonio Tempesta
Italian (1555-1630)
Bird Hunt with Falcon
Etching and engraving
14×18 IN.

Bartsch 1164; TIB 1164. Signed in plate lower left: "Ant. Te. F". Signed in ink lower left and verso: "P. Mariette 1666". A strong early 17th century impression in good condition aside from creasing in rightmost quarter of image, minor paper loss along upper right margin, dryprinting at upper edge, and seven expertly repaired half- to three-quarter-inch tears along lower edge. On laid paper with half inch lower margin and thread margin on all other sides.

$ 1,800