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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 "Iphis Hangs Himself in Depair That He Could Not Gain Anaxarete", "Io Changed into a Cow: Mercury Cuts Off Argus's Head", and "Deucalion & Pyrrha Re-People the World by Throwing Stones Behind Him". 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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