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Le faune et sa famille (The faune and her family) 1627-1647

Nicolas Chaperon

* 1612 in Châteaudun, Eure-et-Loir † 1654/55 in Rome

Etching. Size of sheet: c. 26.7 x 29.4 cm.

Literature: Dumesnil VI.231.57 I/II;

                 S. Laveissière, Nicolas Chaperon, 1612 - 1654/1655: du graveur au peintre retrouvé, Exh. Cat.,  Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nîmes, 1999, cat. no. 21, I/II;

                 H. Sandrine, Estampes françaises du XVIIe siècle. Une donation au musée des beaux-arts de Nancy, Paris, 2008, n° 708.4 I/III.

Fine impression of the first state, with wide margins.

Lettered on the left Chaperon J. f. and at the bottom F.L.D. Ciartres excudit cum Privil. Regis Christ.

Published by François Langlois, il Ciartres (1588-1647).

From the series Recueil de Diverses Baccanalles de Poussin, Chappron, D’origny, et autres, this is one of the three plates from the set of ten both invented and etched by Chaperon.

£ 1,200.-


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