Boors at Cards, J. B. Michel Engraving, Boydell Publishing

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Boors At Cards by David Teniers (1610 – 1690) was drawn by Josiah Boydell (1750 -1817), nephew of John Boydell, and engraved by esteemed French engraver, Jean Baptiste Michele for the Houghton Gallery Series collection. A stipple and line engraver, Jean Baptiste Michel, studied art under Chenu (1718/1730 – 1800) in Paris and established his reputation in his native France before moving to London around 1780. The Boors At Cards engraving was published by the eminent English publisher, John Boydell (1719 – 1804), in Cheapside London , December 1, 1778. This was one of at least thirty-six plates that Michele engraved for Boydell. The Boors At Cards engraving has a vellum covering and measures, 18.00” H X 13.50” W, with the image size of, 14.25” H X 10.25” W.

Item Details

Reference #:
R286C
Quantity
1
Category
Fine Art
Department
Antiques
Year
1778
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
13.50 x 18.00 x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Used
Material
Mezzotint engraving