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    Pierre de Nolhac. J.- M. Nattier: Peintre de la Cour de Louis XV. Paris: Goupil, 1905. First edition. From a private collection from New Orleans.

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    Quarto. Approximately 12.75 x 9.5 inches. [vi], [165], [1, blank] pages. With four full-color plates and forty-five black-and-white plates (each with descriptive tissue-guard) inserted throughout. Bound in contemporary three-quarter blue levant morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, five raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endleaves. Spine a bit sunned, front joint cracking, some rubbing to edges, corners a bit bumped, rear hinge starting. A very good copy. With two ownership signatures of French poster artist Maurice Feuillet.

    Nattier's "paint brush is gracious and spiritual; his color is of an exquisite delicacy. He was, par excellence, the portraitist of Louis XV's court." (Benezit, pp. 660-661).

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    March, 2015
    12th Thursday
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