Auction 97, Lot 13

"Atlas Historique Tome VII", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1739 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.2 x 15.4 inches
23.4 x 39.1 cm

Superb engraving with a group of beautiful young women studying geography and history. It appears that the Grim Reaper has abducted one of the girls and is taking her to heaven where a host of angels await in the clouds. The engraving is attributed to B. Picart and dated 1720.

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Condition: A

Lovely modern color and fine impression.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/5/2001

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