A la Beaute. [&] A la Volupte. ['To Beauty' and 'To Pleasure'.]
Depose a la Bibliotheque Nle. le 13 Pluvoise An XIIe. [&] Depose a la Bibliotheque Nle. en Fructidor An XIIe. [French, 1803.]
Pair of stipples printed in colours, each sheet c.220 x 240mm. 8¾ x 9½". Trimmed to or close to plates. Second plate chipped at lower left. Some staining and light soiling to both, mostly marginal.
Two charming images of winged putti; one emerging from inside a fallen rose in a woodland, the other peacefully asleep (inebriated?) in an empty wine glass, a background of vine leaves and grapes.
[Ref: 25588] £290.00