Fr. Perrier le Bourgignon (1590-1650) - Master Engraving - Sabine Woman - Classical Art - AntiqueORIGINALS
Fr. Perrier le Bourgignon (1590-1650) - Master Engraving - Sabine Woman - Classical Art - AntiqueORIGINALS
Fr. Perrier le Bourgignon (1590-1650) - Master Engraving - Sabine Woman - Classical Art - AntiqueORIGINALS
Fr. Perrier le Bourgignon (1590-1650) - Master Engraving - Sabine Woman - Classical Art - AntiqueORIGINALS

Fr. Perrier le Bourgignon (1590-1650) - Master Engraving - Sabine Woman - Classical Art

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The Sabines were an Italic people that lived in the central Apennine Mountains of ancient Italy, also inhabiting Latium north of the Anio before the founding of Rome.

Copper engraving, 1652 (Second State).

Leaf: 31 x 18.6 cm

Monogrammed in the plate FPB 

François Perrier (1590–1650) was a French painter, draftsman, and printmaker. Perrier was instrumental in introducing into France the grand style of the decorative painters of the Roman Baroque. He is also remembered for his two collections of prints after antique sculptures, the Segmenta nobilium signorum et statuarum quae temporis dentem invidium evasere (Paris, 1638), and Icones et segmenta...quae Romae adhuc extant (Paris, 1645). These prints provided visual repertories of classical models for generations of European artists and connoisseurs. In 1648, Perrier was one of the founders of the French Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture and was elected as one of the original twelve elders in charge of its running.