16 Antique print Queen of Babylon, Lion Hunt, G. de Lairesse 135


Title: Antique print, Queen of Babylon - 'Virtus Viri -Per Gerardus de Lairesse
Author: de Lairesse, Gerardus
PlaceAndYear: c. 1700
Publisher: Gerard Valk
Description: Original antique print ( copper engraving ) of the Assyrian Queen Semiramis hunting lions. The print shows a woody landscape with the Assyrian queen on horseback at right, accompanied by other horsemen, a group of hunters showing two dead lions at left, a biga loaded with weapons and a group of camels in left background , engraved by Gerardum ( Gerard) de Lairesse and published by Gerard Valk in c. 1700.
Dimensions: The overall size is 23 1/4 x 18 inch(59 x 46,5 cm). Image size is 14,5 x 19 1/4 inch
Colouring: Black/white
Condition: Very Good
Technique: Copper engraving
  • Number: 1350180
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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