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Junge.jpg
Bookplate for the library of C.S. Junge. The form on the bookplate is an owl.

Hoban.jpg
Bookplate for the library of Edward Francis Hoban (1878-1966).

gelee-flight.jpe
"The Flight into Egypt" of c.1630-33 contains a number of characteristics of the French Classical Baroque style, as well as specific features of Claude's landscape manner. There are trees placed on both sides of the landscape vista that serve to…

gelee-shipwreck.jpe
The Shipwreck dates from c.1638-41. A dramatic seascape, the etching depicts several ships being tossed in rough waters during a violent storm. The craggy vertical form of the castle on the right, the masts of the ships and the horizontal line of…

von-ostade-beggar.jpe
"Beggar in a Large Coat" (1647) print presents stylistic techniques characteristic of Ostade's etchings, which enliven the figure of the beggar. While focusing solely on the disheveled figure, Ostade applied a detailed study of physiognomy and sure…

potter-herd.jpe
"The Herd" is one of Potter's earliest pure animal pieces, incorporating a direct observation of the Dutch countryside. He depicts rural life with a novel sensitivity to the play of light and shade. As the title of the etching suggests, Potter is…

raban-cavalier.jpe
The military nature of the cavalier is expressed in the regalia, arms, turn-out, hierarchy of rank and the way in which the men hold their weapons and other attributes. Raeven positions the cavalier in a dignified pose and the movements of the limbs…

ribera-st-jerome.jpe
Ribera's etching "Saint Jerome and the Angel" is one his most repeated and popular prints. The artistic aspects of Ribera's Saint Jerome are characteristically Baroque in theme and formal approach. Ribera treats the figure of St. Jerome with a…

Pace5.jpg
Bookplate designed by Raimonde Rossell in the Irene Dwen Pace bookplate collection. The bookplate is for the library of Irene Greene Dwen Pace.

ruisdael-cottage.jpe
Ruisdael's "The Rustic Cottage" is not merely an empirical landscape scene, as there is a complex allegorical meaning to the etching. On one signifying level, Ruisdael has created the symbolic theme of vanitas within this etching, which serves as a…
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