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After John Martin (British, 1789-1850) Two Framed Colored Mezzotints: Destruction de Babylone

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2940B
Lot:
810
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

After John Martin (British, 1789-1850)

Two Framed Colored Mezzotints: Destruction de Babylone
and Le Festin de Balthazar. Titled in the plates l.c., inscribed in the plates "Peint par Martin" l.l. and "Gravé par Jazet" l.r. Sight sizes to 21 3/4 x 30 1/4 in., framed. Condition: Toning, not examined out of frames.

N.B. These two works were engraved by Jean-Pierre-Marie Jazet (French, 1788-1871) and published by Goupil, Vibert & Cie, Paris. A firm with the name Goupil, Vibert & Cie was active from 1846 to 1850.
Estimate $400-600


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John Martin, Pierre-Marie Jazet, Paris

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