232. [French]

CHAUVEAU, François

Caricatures of fauns and satyrs.

France, Jacques Van Merlen, 1635-1645

4 etchings, ca. 5,7 x 4 cm, laid paper, unsigned (all trimmed within platemark).

Under one passe-partout.

From a series of nineteen plates with grotesque masks dedicated to Jean de Leins, goldsmith to the Queen of England. The plates are not numbered and appear in various orders.
Ref. P. Fuhring & M. Bimbenet-Privat "Le style cosses des pois: L'orfèvrerie et la gravure à Paris sous Louis XIII." La Gazette des Beaux-Arts. vol. 144, 2002.
Joined: After Chauveau, François - Sheet with 4 similar grotesque masks. Reverse copies. Paris, 17th. c. Etching, 14,4 x 10,5 cm, laid paper, unsigned. (5 pcs)

€ 350 / 450

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