**Originally Listed at $100**
Europe, engraved by Jean Duplessi-Bertaux (French, 1750-1819), finished by Heinrich Guttenberg (Nuremberg, Germany, 1749-1818), after Jean Baptiste Wicar (French, 1762-1834, died in Rome), ca. early 19th century CE. An etching depicting Apollo -god of music, poetry, the sun, truth, prophesy and more - riding his chariot, as well as his twin sister Diana (Greek goddess Artemis) - goddess of the hunt, the moon, nature, and more - holding her cornucopia below, and Eros in the clouds, etched by Bertaux, finished by H. Guttenberg after the drawing by Jean Baptiste Wicar, a French Neoclassical artist who studied under a legendary pioneer of Neoclassical art, Jacques Louis David (French, 1748-1825). The composition presents the fine-line technique, sculptural effect, and classical iconography characteristic of the Neoclassical. Size: plate 7.625" L x 11.75" W (19.4 cm x 29.8 cm), sheet9.25" L x 13.625" W (23.5 cm x 34.6 cm); matt cover ~ 13.25" L x 17" W (33.7 cm x 43.2 cm)
Provenance: Ex-Denenberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA.
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