86. [French school]


"Memento te Vinctorum, tamquam simil vincti (sic)".

Paris, 1769

Drawing, pen and ink with blue watercolour, heightened with white, 22,4 x 27,7 cm, laid paper (sl. toned, waterstain and vert. tear at right edge, sl. fold at lower centre, sm. repairs in verso).

Stuck by corners under passe-partout.

Two Louis XV-style cartouches with a religious scene involving the freeing of slaves from Oriental figures. A title cartouche reads: "Memento te Vinctorum, tamquam simil vincti" (transl.: Remember them that are in bonds) from Hebr. 13:3.

€ 120 / 200

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