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Georg Conrad Bodenehr
after Paul Decker I
Ceiling of a state room


Artist: Georg Conrad Bodenehr (1673-1710) after Paul Decker I (1677-1713)
Title: Plafond des grossen Haupt Sahles, welches al fresco kan gemahlet warden (Ceiling of the great main room which can be painted in fresco)
Date: 1711-1713-1716
School: German, German XVIIIth-century
Medium: etching
Dimensions: 368 x 530mm (plate), 432 x 534mm (sheet) trimmed inside the plate lower right cutting off the number 13
Watermark: shield
Inscriptions/marks: In addition to the title as above, signed in the plate lower left <<Paulus Decker Archit. invent. et delin.>>, signed in the plate lower right by the engraver, <<Georg Conrad Bodenehr Sculps.>>, inscribed with the imperial privilege in the plate lower left <<Cum Gratiâ. et Privil. Sac. Cæs. Maj.>>, inscribed with the publisher’s name lower right, <<Ieremias Wolff excudit Aug. Vind>>
Condition: fair condition on laid paper with shield watermark, some losses along the right edge
Description: Plate 13 from Paul Decker, Fürstlicher Baumeister….., Augsburg, 1711-1713-1716 showing the ceiling decoration of a state room.
Provenance: Dunbar Sloane, Wellington, 2022