|Artist||Louis-Martin Berthault and Du Parc|
|Published||Gravée par Berthault; terminée par Du Parc [Paris, c.1780s]|
|Dimensions||Image 156 x 232 mm, Plate 195 x 256 mm, Sheet 220 x 331 mm|
A view of the port of the island of Malta. The skill of the engravers is highlighted in the depiction of the sky, a subtly detailed piece of work. An illustration to Voyage pittoresque ou Description des royaumes de Naples et de Sicile, published in Paris between 1781 and 1786. Image no. 503. Image engraved by Berthault and finished by Du Parc.
Louis-Martin Berthault (30 September 1770 – 16 August 1823) was a French architect, decorator, engraver and landscape artist.
Marie Alexandre Duparc (18th-19th century) is remembered for his engravings of portraits and landscapes, as well as The Washerwomen at the Lake, after van der Neer, The Entertainer, after Adr. van Ostade, Cavalry Skirmish, after Ph. Wouwerman, and The Village Dance. He was active in Paris in the late 18th and early 19th century.
Condition: Foxing and creasing. repaired tear in lower left margin, not affecting image.