12 June 2009
PARIS 1687 -- [PRINTS]. BERAIN, Jean. [Cérémonies a la Mémoire de Louis de Bourbon.] Paris, 1687.
Suite of 9 engraved plates by JEAN DOLIVAR and PIERRE LEPAUTRE after Berain, various sizes, some folding. Modern morocco-backed boards.
Celebrating the funeral of the Grande Condé LOUIS II DE BOURBON, Grand Conde. Berlin 3179; Drugulin 3242; Vinet 509.
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On 6 and 7 of December Christie’s will offer almost 400 lots from a collection that includes works by Hals, Van Dyck, Leyster, Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous