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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 415

    Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg, R.A. (Strasburg 1740-1812 Chiswick)

    Smugglers on the English coast

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg, R.A. (Strasburg 1740-1812 Chiswick)
    Smugglers on the English coast
    pen and brown ink, brown and grey wash, oval
    9 x 12½ in. (228 x 317 mm.)


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    The aquatint, dedicated to the actor and theatre manager David Garrick (1717-1779) who employed Loutherbourg as a stage designer in his Drury Lane Theatre, was published by Victor-Marie Picot on 9 January 1776.

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