Current Inventory by François Vivares

Beggar Leaning on a Stick Facing Left (after Rembrandt, reversed)

Artist: François Vivares
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  François Vivares (1709–1780), Beggar Leaning on a Stick Facing Left (after Rembrandt, reversed), etching, c. 1765. In very good condition, with margins, 3 1/4 x 2 1/4, the sheet 3 3/4 x 2 7/8. A fine impression, on wove paper. Provenance: initials AT verso in pencil (not in Lugt). This is a copy in reverse of Rembrandt’s rather rare etching Beggar Leaning on a Stick, Bartsch 163. Here, from Wikipedia, are some notes on Vivares,  surely among the most prolific of printmakers, in terms of offspring if not art: He was born at Saint-Jean-du-Bruel, near Montpellier, France, on 11 […]

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