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Georg Conrad Bodenehr
after Paul Decker I
Ceiling of an anteroom


Artist: Georg Conrad Bodenehr (1673-1710) after Paul Decker I (1677-1713)
Title: Plafond des Vorgemachs an dem Parade Zimer, Welches von Stucco oder Gÿps Kan gemacht werden, die Historia aber wird al fresco gemahlet (Ceiling of the anteroom to the state room, which is made of stucco and plaster, but the painting is in fresco)
Date: 1711-1713-1716
School: German, German XVIIIth-century
Medium: etching and engraving
Dimensions: 407 x 465mm (plate), 435 x 525mm (sheet)
Watermark: shield (see image below)

Inscriptions/marks: In addition to the title as above, signed in the plate lower left <<Paulus Decker Archit. inv. et del.>>, signed in the plate lower right by the engraver, <<G Conrad Bodenehr Sc. 46>>, inscribed with the imperial privilege in the plate lower left << Cum Gratia. et Privilegio. Sac. Cæs. Majestatis.>>, inscribed with the publisher’s name lower right, <<Ieremias Wolff excudit., Aug. Vind.>>
Condition: good condition on laid paper with shield watermark
Description: Plate 46 from Paul Decker, Fürstlicher Baumeister….., Augsburg, 1711-1713-1716 showing the ceiling decoration of an anteroom to a state room.
Provenance: Dunbar Sloane, Wellington, 2022