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[Country Entertainment.] gravé d'apres Le Tableau de Karle du jardin tiré du Cabinet de Monsieur Blondel de Gagny Recevoir general Des Finances.
J.J.DB. 1772. K du Jardin pinxit 1687. Bit later.
Etching. Plate: 270 x 340mm (10½ x 13½''), with large margins. Foxing.
A scene showing a temporary theatre, with characters from the Commedia dell'arte performing onstage while an audience gathers. This was print advertised as published by Joullain in 'Affiches, Annonces et Avis divers', 24 March 1773; and in 'L'Avant-coureur', 29 March 1773. The plate was exhibited at the Lyon Salon in 1786. The painting was in the collection of Blondel de Gagny; after his death in 1776 it was bought by Blondel Dazincourt, and then by Louis XVI in 1783. It is now in the Musée du Louvre.
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