[Plate 5: Cherubs and Nature.]
Avec privilege du Roy. [n.d. c.1736.]
Copper engraving, paper watermarked. Plate 241 x 171mm. Large margins, uncut.
On top of a Rococo style design sit two cherubs, one of which is winged. A dog just below to the right snarls and barks at a sheet to lower left. From a series of forty-two ornament prints, divided into six sets of seven plates each; this plates belongs to the first set: "Premier livre de formes rocailles et cartels".
[Ref: 23007] £140.00