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Cartouche Nouveau 1 [-4].
Cartouche Nouveau 1 [-4].
Babel invenit et delineavit. Avec Privilege de Roy.
A Paris chez Jacques Chereau rue St Jacques au grand St Remy. [n.d., c.1760.]
4 etchings stitched at top. Each plate 200 x 160mm (8 x 6¼") with large margins. Staining on 4th plate. Uncut.
The designs of four baroque frames by Pierre-Edmé Babel (1720-75). A famous engraver and frame-maker, some of whose work are on display in the Hall of Mirrors Versailles. In 1772 he charged the Bishop of Limoge 400 livres for a frame for Joseph-Benoît Suvée's 'St Louis receiving the crown of thorns', now in the Musée Municipal de Limoges.
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