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[France] Louis the XVI. King of France and Navarre [&] Marie Antoniette. Queen of France and Navarre.
[France] Louis the XVI. King of France and Navarre [&] Marie Antoniette. Queen of France and Navarre.
Published 10th Aug.t 1793 by Rob.t Sayer & Co. Fleet Street, London. [&] Published 11th Nov.r 1793 by Rob.t Sayer & Co. Fleet Street, London.
Pair of mezzotints with old hand colour, very scarce pair with small margins. Each 350 x 250mm, 13¾ x 9¾". Slight surface damage to title of Louis XVI, with text touched in.
A pair of oval portraits of the doomed French monarch and his queen, after Joseph Boze, published soon after they were both guillotined, as detailed in the text below the prints.
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[Louis XVI, Roi de France.]
[Louis XVI, Roi de France.]
[J. Boze. L. Schiavonetti.]
Publisched by Mr Joseph Weber, 2 October 1802. 6 Reysell Street Leicester Square. [ink mss.]
Stipple, platemark 260 x 165mm (10¼ x 6¾"), with very large margins. Proof before all letters; old ink mss. publication details outside bottom plate mark.
A portrait of Louis XVI King of France set in an oval. The Germanic spelling of 'Publisched' suggests it was the publisher himself who wrote the mss. It was published by Weber in the third volume of Memoirs of Maria Antoinetts Archduchess of Austria in 1812
For another portrait with same ms publication inscription see ref. 11800.
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