Artist: Raphael (1483 - 1520), Italy, after.
Engravers: Eugene Bourgeous. (1791 - 1818 The British Museum) Ora prima di Notte. Finished by N. Thomas
Francois Jacques Dequevauvillier (1783-c.1848 The British Museum) Ora Quarta di Notte.
Title: 1. Ora prima di Notte. 2. Ora Quarta di Notte.
Dimensions: Image 10 1/2" x 8 1/2. Frames 11 7/8 x 9 3/4 each. Ovals.
Date: Engravings ca. 1803-06, Frames ca 1850.
Materials and Techniques: Colored etchings and engravings.
Condition: Engravings cut out to match gilded frames of mid 19th c.
Annotated in pencil on the back of the Ora Quarta di Notte: #1 "Ora Quatra di Notte". Engraved by Dequevauvillier (? - 1807) (sic!). After Rafael Sanzio d'Urb. Printed by Damour. #2 Ora Prima di Notte". Engraved by Bourgois (sic!) ancient (1777 - ?) (sic!) Pennsionaire la Ville d'Amiens. Termine par N. Thomas. After Rafael Sanzio d'Urb.
Note: One frame is labeled on the back M. Barrett & bro Baltimore carvers and
gilders. ... . Baltimore.
"Barrett is first recorded as an independent artisan on February 18, 1795".
“Looking glass” was the common term used until the mid-19th century, when “mirror” became common.