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Mattias KÜSEL

Germany 1629 – 1681



Austria 1636 – 1707


The Athenians preparing to make war on Troy [The Athenians preparing to make war on Troy: from Il Pomo d'Oro.] (1668)
Collection Title: from Il Pomo d'Oro [The Golden Apple]
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio engraving Support: paper
Impression: proof

Primary Insc: Printed within plate l.l. "Lodovico Burnacini in." Printed within plate l.r. "Matthaeus Küsel fecit" [lit. made, engraved] see remarks
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed in pencil l.r. "9". Inscribed on mount, pencil, "Ludovico Burnacini (1636-1707) "Athenians Preparing to Make War on Troy" from Il Pomo d'Oro. B-S #40. Proof impression Etched by Matthias Küsel $450"
Dimensions: composition 25.4 h x 42.8 w cm sheet 29.0 h x 44.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3302
Subject: Theatre arts, International