800 Set of Four Classical Giovanni Battista Framed Engravings

This is a set of 4 Framed Engravings by Giovanni Battista (1618–1677) (after the originals) and they make for a stunning combination. Battista was an Italian painter and etcher of the Baroque period. Born in Florence, he was a pupil of the painter Francesco Furini, then moved to Rome, where he joined the Accademia di San Luca in 1652. He was an accomplished etcher and produced works for Leonardo Agostini’s book 'Le gemme antiche figurate' (1657–9). The Roman baroque painter and engraver Giovanni Francesco Venturini was probably his pupil. The set are framed in wood which is stained with silver.

Height (of each) 27" (69cm) Width 23" (59cm)  €1325 The Set