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Gerard de Lairesse (Liege 1641-1711 Amsterdam)
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Gerard de Lairesse (Liege 1641-1711 Amsterdam)

Study of a male nude, said to be Endymion

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Gerard de Lairesse (Liege 1641-1711 Amsterdam)
Study of a male nude, said to be Endymion
signed 'G Lairesse' (lower centre)
black chalk, heightened with white on blue paper, black ink framing lines
286 x 311 mm.
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Lot Essay

The present study is a preliminary sketch for De Lairesse's print of Diana and Endymion, titled Nil Amore Divino Praestantius (see Holstein, X, p.17; illustrated in J.J.M Timmers, Gérard Lairesse, Amsterdam, 1942, I, pp. 108, 118; fig. 25, p. 5).

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