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Auction 118, Lot 639

"Paris", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: France, Paris

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l' Universe

Color: Black & White

Size:
4.5 x 6 inches
11.4 x 15.2 cm

Uncommon miniature view of Paris, showing the walled city in the background and a very bucolic country scene with sheep, shepherds, travelers and forest in the foreground. French text on verso, describing the Louvre.

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Condition: A

Dark impression, lightly toned. Margins trimmed but still sufficient for framing. Light stains in lower and right margin just touching view.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/6/2007

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