|Published||P.Mariette fils ex. c.1650|
|Dimensions||Image 82 x 185 mm, Plate 91 x 110 mm, Sheet 120 x 137 mm|
Plate 2 from an unidentified series. Two silhouetted figures look out across a lake with trees either side and an arched bridge and castle in the background.
77 inscribed in upper right of plate.
Gabriel Perelle (1604 - 1677) was a painter and printmaker. Father of Adam and Nicolas, whose work is difficult to distinguish from his.
Pierre Mariette I (c.1603 - 1657) was a print dealer and publisher who founded the family dynasty. He purchased the stock of Jean Messager in 1637 and of Melchior Tavernier in 1644.