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    Three Bernard Picart Engravings Depicting Scenes From Classical Mythology. Plate imprint 10 inches x 14 inches, overall 12 inches x 18 inches. Extracted from the Temple of the Muses (Neu-Eröfneter Musen-Tempel), Amsterdam: Zachariah Chatelain, 1733.

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    Bernard Picart (1673-1733) was a French engraver known chiefly for his book illustrations. His work is characterized by a minute attention to detail. The three engravings offer here include "The Nymph Echo Changed into Sound", "Enceladus Buried Under Mount Aethna", and "The House of Sleep". The paper has toned, especially along the edges with some modest scattered foxing, otherwise all are in good condition.



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    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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