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Le Pautre Fireplace French architectural antique engraving print

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Le Pautre Fireplace Design (6 of 6)


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'Cheminees a la Moderne inventees et Gravee par Jean le Pautre - Ce Vend a Paris chez Pierre Mariette rue St Jacques a l'Esperance Avec privelege du Roy. 1661'. A set of six fireplace designs by Le Pautre published in Paris by Pierre Mariette (1626 - 1696). Jean le Pautre was a French designer and engraver. Le Pautre was an apprentice to a carpenter and builder. In addition to learning mechanical and constructive work, he developed considerable skill with the pencil. His designs, innumerable in quantity and exuberant in content, consisted mainly of ceilings, friezes, chimney-pieces, doorways and mural decorations. Very minor cockling to the paper.

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artist Jean Le Pautre (1618-82)
method Etching with engraving
date C1661
size 210mm by 150mm (platemark)
SKU AR1538