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    Sale 7712

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    8 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 32

    Jean Etienne Liotard

    La Vénus endormie, after Titian (T. 15; R., L. 529)

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    Jean Etienne Liotard
    La Vénus endormie, after Titian (T. 15; R., L. 529)
    mezzotint, circa 1780, a very good impression of the third, final state, with margins, soft creasing throughout, a short repaired tear at the lower sheet edge, a further repaired tear at the right, neither extending to the platemark, occasional unobtrusive surface soiling, lesser defects
    P. 390 x 470 mm., S. 460 x 590 mm.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    An important group of prints by Jean Etienne Liotard from a private Swiss collection.