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    David Teniers the Younger. [Pierre Francois Basan, engraver]. Les Plaisir des Fous. [The Pleasure of Fools].

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    France: Eighteenth century. A satirical image of a monkey as an alchemist stoking a fire on furnace for a distiller. Engraved by Francois Basan after David Teniers the Younger (1610-1690) original. Very minor browning, smudges in the borders; else fine impression. Very good. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    Engraving: 264 x 188m. Leaf: 355 x 273mm. Very minor browning, smudges in the borders; else fine impression. Minor tape remnants on verso. Rare.         

    Encyclopedie Methodique Arts (1791) II: 81. Smith (van Dyck & Teniers) 547.



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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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