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    Pierre-Antoine Poiteau (1766-1854). Four Prints: Poire sans pépins. [and:] Poire Sabine. [and:] Poire de Vallée. [and:] Bezy d'hery.

    Four beautiful stipple engravings of pears, with hand-coloring, from Pomologie française; recueil des plus beaux fruits cultivés en France. (Paris: 1846). Poire sans pépins has toning and spotting. Poire Sabine has spotting and a few minor chips to the edges. Poire de Vallée has foxing, a .75-inch tear at bottom edge, and a crease to lower left corner. Bezy d'hery has a stain to left margin, a few short tears, and a couple of chips to top edge. The paper of this print is a much lighter weight than the other three. All are in generally very good condition with light overall toning. All have mounting tape to reverse. All have light penciled notations. 14.25 x 21 inches, 14 x 21.5 inches, 13.75 x 21.25 inches, and 14.25 x 21.5 inches, respectively.


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