The Presentation in the Tempel, after Veronese, 1739
Chiaroscuro woodcut from 4 blocks. 1739. Le Blanc II, 416,4. 53:38 cm. Fine impression in good condition of a typical large-scale work of John Baptist Jackson, England’s foremost woodblock artist. Best known for his revival of the chiaroscuro woodcut, he went to Florence in 1731, then Venice, where he published a series of chiaroscuro woodcuts after Venetian Renaissance paintings.