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Antique Print-BEDROOM ROMANCE-CAT-DOG-SATIRE-Surugue-Pater-1730
1732. Plate: 'Madame Bouvillon pour tenter le Destin le prie de luy chercher une puce.' (Lady Bouvillon tempts destiny and has him search for a flea.) Copperplate engraving / etching on a verge type paper. Description: Original Master Print, published ca. 1732-1740. This plate is part of a series: 'Cycle du Roman comique au chateau de Sans-Souci.' , based on Paul Scarron: 'Le Roman comique.' (1651 et 1657). Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.Artists and Engravers: This plate engraved by Louis de Surugue de Surgis (1686-1762) after Jean-Baptiste Francois Pater (French 1695-1736). Paul Scarron (1610-1660) was a French poet, dramatist, and novelist. Condition: Good. General age related toning. Bottom margin with light creases and a small tear not affecting image. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: B26-15 The overall size is ca. 17.5 x 14.4 inch. The image size is ca. 14.6 x 11.6 inch. The overall size is ca. 44.5 x 36.5 cm. The image size is ca. 37 x 29.5 cm.
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
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