Works included in this catalogue
Picart after Bonifazio Veronese Holy Family 1682 {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.8]
Picart after Correggio Allegory of Vice 1676 {1879} NGV [PR][Levey gift, cat.37]
Picart after Correggio Mystic Marriage of St Catherine {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.26]
Picart after Correggio Virtue triumphant over Vice 1672 {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.36]
Picart after Domenichino Madonna and sleeping Christ Child {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.9]
Picart after Domenichino St Cecilia singing the praises of God {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.27]
Picart after Lanfranco Separation of Sts Peter and Paul 1679 {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.18]
Picart after Poussin The Plague of Ashdod 1677 {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.5]
Picart after Spada The Concert {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.38]

Picart’s prints after Italian masters earned him the nickname “le romain.” The 9 engravings in the pre-Felton NGV collection, all part of George Collins Levey’s 1879 gift, reproduce paintings from the French royal collection (for further details and references, see Levey gift, cat.1-38)


For Picart, see Bénézit 10, p.1357; and AKL 95 (2017), p.390, a passing reference in the entry on his son Bernard (1673-1733)