614.

[LAUNAY, Nicolas de. After Clément-Pierre MARILLIER]

"Sapho".

C. 1777

14 x 9,5 cm, picture: 8,5 x 4,6 cm.

Plate without the artists' names. Bust portrait seen in three-quarter profile from the left. Under the medallion, a bas-relief with two putti playing the lyre. This engraving was published i.a. as frontisp. of the "Poésies de Sapho..." by Billardon de Sauvigny (Amsterdam [Paris, Cazin], 1777). Some copies of this edition have the portrait without the artists' names.
Ref. BnF (1 issue before the artists' names). - Cohen 150/151.

€ 120 / 200

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