Engraving. Platemark: 155 x 105mm. (6 x 4¼"). Trimmed to platemark. Glued into backing sheet at edges.
A portrait, in oval, of Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux (1688 – 1763), commonly referred to as Marivaux, a French novelist and dramatist. He is considered one of the most important French playwrights of the 18th century, writing numerous comedies for the Comédie-Française and the Comédie-Italienne of Paris. His most important works are 'Le Triomphe de l'amour', 'Le Jeu de l'amour et du hasard' and 'Les Fausses Confidences'. He also published a number of essays and two important but unfinished novels, 'La Vie de Marianne' and 'Le Paysan parvenu'.
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