Habitation des Negres. [&] Mariage des Negres.
A Paris chez Depeuille, Md. dEstamps rue des Mathurins, aux deux Pilastres d'Or.
Rare pair of etchings with some stippling, each image approx. 340 x 450mm. 13½ x 17¾". Trimmed to plate.
Two large prints from a series of four illustrating the (perceived) customs of black Africans, by Nicholas Colibert after Louis Freret. The scenes show families together in everyday life and dancing in celebration with a poem under the title of each.
Paris:Musee de Quai Branly, John Carter Brown Library,
[Ref: 23170] £2,500.00