Set of Four 18th century Frames with Saint Engravings by German Klauber
A set of four frames with Klauber 18th century engravings within stunning rectangular frames in gold-leaf gilded wood with lapis lazuli blue color paper inserts in the external profile, with gold decorations.
Under the original glass we find the effigies of Saints Ambrose, Gregory Martyr, Augustine and Geronimo engraved by the German Katharina Klauber (1740-1813) belonging to the well-known family of engravers from Augusta in Germany specialized in sacred images of exceptional quality. Specifically the etchings depict:
S. Gregorius M. Conscripsit sermones rectissimos et veritate plenos. Eccles.12.10;
S. Ambrosius Sunt quaedam difficilia intellectu 2.Petr.3.16;
S. Augustinus Tria sunt difficilia mihi. Pov.30.18;
S. Hieronymus Columnae Coeli contremiscunt et pavent. Iob.26.11.
The engravings are framed by a red line with a light blue passepartout. In good age related condition, the items show minimal signs of humidity.
height: 20 (15.2) cm
width: 14.8 (10,5) cm
depth: 2 cm
Horse Breeds Known in Europe, Firenze 1822 a unique set of nine stone lithographs by the Italian painter, engraver and printmaker Luigi Giarrè (circa 1772-1844).
Italian publisher Litografia Ridolfi, active in Florence in 19th century.
The collection consists of nine prints and an additional slightly smaller one with the legenda, from the key of the lithograph collection by the painter Luigi Giarrè, we desume that the whole collectione originally should consist of twelve works, containing The Most Beautiful Breeds of Horses Known in Europe, such as Normando Arabic, English (runner), Spanish, Egyptian Horse, Neapolitan, Roman Horse, Turkish Tartar, Tuscan, German and English. Firenze 1822.
These artworks come from a private palazzo in Milan, are in good condition, some of them feature minor signs of wear such as the age-related process of deterioration that causes spots, stains and browning on old paper.
The 10 items are set within wooden molded frame and lacquered in yellow Siena.