Caravaggio, Roman Soldiers

Caravaggio (= Michelangelo Merisi, Caravaggio near Bergamo 1573 – Porto d’Ercole 1610). Roman Soldiers playing Cards and dice. Steel engraving by William French (ca. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th cent. 5⅞ × 6¾ in (14.8 × 17.3 cm).

Offer no. 5,649 / EUR  50. (c. US$ 58.) + shipping

“ It’s a truly one-of-a-kind very special item and I congratulate you on having the resources to have found it … You indeed have some wonderful things for sale.

These (ship) plans are indeed an exceptional find, Jan Hendrik, and I THANK YOU for making them available for sale. They are truly unique … Also – may I compliment you on your fantastic website display of the … plans – It is among the most professional and informative website I have ever seen! Mit Vielen Dank!!

Just a quick note to let you know your beautifully packed parcel arrived Friday in excellent condition due to your careful work.  THANK YOU for wrapping it so well – certainly better than I could do – and that says a lot.  It’s has been a real pleasure working with you … “

(Mr. M. W., from February 3 to March 7, 2011)