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Drunken Silenus being carried by Satyrs and playing putti 1637-47

Michel Dorigny

* 1616 in Saint-Quentin † 1665 in Paris

Etching after Nicolas Chaperon (1612-1654/5). Size of sheet: c. 24.8 x 36.4 cm.

Literature: Dumesnil IV.255.14 I/II;

                 I.F.F. 14;

                 S. Laveissière, Nicolas Chaperon, 1612 - 1654/1655: du graveur au peintre retrouvé, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nîmes, 1999, cat. no. 24;

                H. Sandrine, Estampes françaises du XVIIe siècle. Une donation au musée des beaux-arts de Nancy, Paris, 2008, n° 710.6 I/III.

Very good and dark impression of the first state, before Mariette's address. With wide margins.

Lettered at the bottom F.L.D. Ciartres ex. Cum Privil. Regis Christianiss.

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

From the series Recueil de Diverses Baccanalles de Poussin, Chappron, D’origny, et autres.

£ 1,200.-


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