IRIS ENTRANT AU BAIN - LAURENT CARS AFTER FRANCOIS LEMOYNE.

 

Fine and rare 18th century etching and engraving of Iris at the Bath by Laurent Cars (Lyons 1699–1771 Paris) after François Le Moyne (Paris 1688–1737 Paris) Inscribed in plate, below image, left: Pein part Fran. Le Moyne.; center: Mortel suiez loin...plaisir de vos yeux; right: gravé par Laur. Cars. Framed and glazed. 

Laurent Cars (1699-1771) was born in Lyon and is acknowledged to be one of the best French engravers of the 18th century, and his superlative works are considered to be those after Lemoyne, such as this large scale example, previously with Colnaghi and Co.

Etching and engraving.
20 in x 25 in
50cm x 63.5cm
Executed 1770

Price: £860

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