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    Sale 7712

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    8 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 29

    Jean Etienne Liotard

    The large Self-Portrait (T. 8; R., L. 522)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jean Etienne Liotard
    The large Self-Portrait (T. 8; R., L. 522)
    mezzotint with engraving and roulette, circa 1780, a fine impression of this rare and important print, with narrow margins, two small stains in the lower margin, a horizontal crease through the centre of the sheet, minor soft creasing elsewhere, some light staining on the reverse, lesser defects
    P. 480 x 385 mm., S. 503 x 410 mm.


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    Pre-Lot Text

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