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Bernard Picart Art

French, 1673-1733

Bernard Picart was a French engraver who is well-known for his illustrated books, including the Bible and Ovid. His most famous work is Cérémonies Et Coutumes Religieuses de Tous Les Peuples Du Monde, published from 1723–43 and defined as "an immense effort to record the religious rituals and beliefs of the world in all their diversity as objectively and authentically as possible" by Jonathan I. Israel.

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Artist: Bernard Picart
Arethuse - Original Etching by B. Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Arethuse is a black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of Arethusa, chased by Alpheus and then turned into a fountain, made by the old master Bernard Pi...
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Castor et Pollux - Etching by B. Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of the Dioscuri, Castor and Pollux. Wonderful plate with very fresh impression and an elegant line, from the v...
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Leandre - Original Etching by Bernard Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of Leandre. Beautiful plate with fresh impression and sharp details, from the volume “Le Temple des Muses”, pu...
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Glaucus, from "Le Temple des Muses" - Original Etching by B. Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of Glaucus. Wonderful plate with very fresh impression and an elegant line, from the volume “Le Temple des Mus...
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Aristée, from "Le Temple des Muses" - Original Etching by B. Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of Aristeus Wonderful plate with very fresh impression and an elegant line, from the volume “Le Temple des Mus...
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Le Déluge, from "Temple des Muses" - Original Etching by Bernard Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Deluge. Beautiful plate with fresh impression, from the volume “Le Temple des Muses”, published in Amsterdam in 1742 by Z...
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La Nymphe Echo - Original Etching by B. Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of the nymph Echo. Wonderful plate with fresh impression and a beautiful use of chiaroscuro, from the volume “...
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Meleagre et Atalante, from "Le Temple des Muses" by B. Picart
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Meleager presenting the boar's head to Atalanta. Superb plate with fresh impression, from the volume “Le Temple des Muses...
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'The Deluge' from 'The Temple of the Muses'
By Bernard Picart
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Bernard Picart, 'The Deluge' from 'The Temple of the Muses', engraving, 1730. Signed in the plate and dated '1730' lower left. Titled in French, English, German, and Dutch. A superb...
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Les Alcyons - Original Etching by Bernard Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of Alcyone. Wonderful plate with very fresh impression and a beautiful use of chiaroscuro, from the volume “Le...
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Combat d'Hercule, from "Temple des Muses" - Original Etching by B. Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the fight of Hercules against Hydra. Beautiful plate with very fresh impression, from the volume “Le Temple des Muses”, publi...
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'Sisyphus Is Stone' from 'The Temple of the Muses'
By Bernard Picart
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Bernard Picart, 'Sisyphus is stone' from 'The Temple of the Muses', engraving, 1730. Signed in the plate and dated '1730' lower left. Titled in French, English, German, and Dutch. A ...
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'The Death of Hercules' from 'The Temple of the Muses'
By Bernard Picart
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Bernard Picart, 'The Death of Hercules' from 'The Temple of the Muses', engraving, 1730. Signed in the plate, lower left. Titled in French, English, German, and Dutch. A superb, rich...
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Frontispiece from "Le Temple des Muses" - Etching by Bernard Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper. Illustration from the volume “Le Temple des Muses”, published in Amsterdam in 1742 by Zacharias Chatelain. In good conditions, except for...
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Salmacis et Hermaphrodite - Original Etching by Bernard Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of Salmacis and Hermaphroditus. Wonderful plate with very fresh impression and a beautiful use of chiaroscuro,...
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Phinée - Original Etching by Bernard Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of Phineus. Beautiful plate with fresh impression and sharp details, from the volume “Le Temple des Muses”, pu...
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Les Gemeaux Castor et Pollux - Etching by B. Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of the Dioscuri, Castor and Pollux. Wonderful plate with very fresh impression and an elegant line, from the v...
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Clytie, from "Le Temple des Muses"
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of Clytia, changed into a sunflower. Beautiful plate with fresh impression, from the volume “Le Temple des Mus...
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Encelade, from "Temple des Muses" - Original Etching by Bernard Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of Encelade, burried under the Mount Ethna. Beautiful plate with fresh impression, from the volume “Le Temple ...
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La Mort d'Hercule - Original Etching by by B. Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
La mort d'Hercule is an original black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the death of Hercules, realized by the old master Bernard Picart in the 18th century. Beauti...
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Argonautes, from "Le Temple des Muses" - Original Etching by B. Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Argonauts passing the Symplegades. Wonderful plate with very fresh impression, from the volume “Le Temple des Muses”, pu...
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Œnée, from "Le Temple des Muses" by B. Picart
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of Œnée, "the king of Calydon, having neglected Diana in a sacrifice, is punished for his impiety" as the capt...
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Persée coupe la Téte à Meduse - Etching by by B. Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Persée coupe la téte à Meduse is a black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing Perseus cutting off Medusa's head, realized by the old master Bernard Picart. Beautiful pl...
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La Foudre de Jupiter contre Semelé - Etching by B. Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper titled La Foudre de Jupiter contre Semelé, representing Jupiter's thunder against Semele, realized by the Old Master Bernard Picart. Beauti...
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Le Chaos, from "Le Temple des Muses" - Original Etching by B. Picart
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the myth of Chaos. Plate from the volume “Le Temple des Muses”, published in Amsterdam in 1742 by Zacharias Chatelain. Captur...
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Tithon, from "Le Temple des Muses" by B. Picart
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Greek myth of Tithonus. Beautiful plate with very fresh impression, from the volume “Le Temple des Muses”, published in A...
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Deucalion et Pyrrha, from "Temple des Muses" - Etching by B. Picart - 1742
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Grrek myth of Deucalion and Pyrrha, "repeopling the World by throwing some stones behind them, as the capture reports. Be...
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Leucothoé et Apollon, from "Le Temple des Muses"
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing "Leucothoe seduced by Apollo in the shape of Eurynome", as the capture reports. Beautiful plate with fresh impression, from t...
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Telephe guéri, from "Le Temple des Muses"
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the myth of Telephus and his healing. Plate with fresh impression, from the volume “Le Temple des Muses”, published in Amster...
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Les Danaïdes, from "Le Temple des Muses"
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the myth of the Danaids, "condemned to fill bored vessels with water". Plate with fresh impression, from the volume “Le Temp...
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Combat de Bellerophon contre la Chimere, from "Le Temple des Muses"
By Bernard Picart
Located in Roma, IT
Black and white etching on wire rod paper, representing the Bellerophon fighting the Chimoera. Beautiful plate with fresh impression and sharp details, from the volume “Le Temple de...
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Bernard Picart art for sale on 1stDibs

1stDibs offers a wide variety of authentic Bernard Picart art available for sale. You can browse by medium also find art by Bernard Picart in engraving, etching and more. Much of this artist's original work was created during the 18th century and is mostly associated with the style of the Old Masters. Not every interior allows for large Bernard Picart art, so small editions measuring 10.069999694824219 inches across are available. Customers interested in this artist might also find the work of Luigi Rossini, Abraham Ortelius and Gianfrancesco Pivati. Bernard Picart art prices can differ depending upon medium, time period and other attributes. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $201 and tops out at $604, while the average work can sell for $403.

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