07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Henri Buguet (French, 1761-c. 1833) Les Passions, No. 7/ Lord-tolan prenant sa leçon de danse

$178$150
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Henri Buguet (French, 1761-c. 1833)

Les Passions, No. 7/ Lord-tolan prenant sa leçon de danse, published in 1819 by Aaron Martinet (French, 1762-1841).
Unsigned, stamped with a floral motif l.r.
Hand-colored etching, sight size 14 1/8 x 9 3/4 in. (36.0 x 25.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Handling creases to corners, subtle foxing, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The British Museum, which owns a copy of this print, publishes on their Web site that the title of this satirical print is a pun on the French word "l'ortolan" a plump bird known in English as the bunting. The print is listed in Bibliographie de France (Paris: Chez Pillet Ainé, Imprimeur-Libraire, 1819), #371, p. 283.
Estimate $100-125

Keywords

Henri Buguet, Aaron Martinet, The British Museum, France, Paris