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[L'Horreur ou Un Tombeau violé.]
[L'Horreur ou Un Tombeau violé.]
R.A.Houasse pinx. L.Audran sculp.
A Paris chez la Veuve Audran rue S.t Iacques aux 2 piliers d'or.
Engraving. Plate: 350 x 280mm, (13¾ x 11"), very large margins. Light foxing and paper tone in margins and some tears.
A moralistic scene showing the horror of a soldier, who in the hunt for gold and treasure has violated a tomb to find a maggot ridden, partially decomposed corpse. The original 1686 oil is housed in the musée des Beaux-Arts d'Orleans.
[Ref: 40783]   £260.00  
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