New York, East
12 - 13 November 1996
PICART, BERNARD. Le Temple des Muses... Amsterdam, 1733. Engraved title and 47 (of 60) engraved plates. Folio, contemporary calf, upper cover detached, lower joint cracked, worn; with library stamp on plate versos. Brunet V:696. Sold as a collection of plates, not subject to return.
Lowell City Library, bookplate and shelf-marks.
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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
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately