Le Concert Agreable.
A Paris chez Vidal, Graveur, rue des Noyers No.29. [n.d., 1785.]
Copper engraving on laid paper, 385 x 460mm. 15¼ x 18". Fine impression with full margins.
An attractive outdoor scene demonstrating the leisurely pursuits of fashionable French society. A group of men and women partake in a musical recital; featuring flute, guitars and a lute, one woman preparing to sing from the open song-book she holds. Engraved by Charles Nicolas Varin (c.1741 - 1812). The artist Nicolas Lavreince was a Swedish miniature painter who trained and worked in Paris until the onset of the Revolution. The print was advertised in Mercure de France, 26th March 1785, and in the Journal de Paris, 30th March 1785.
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