Lot 3
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Old Masters, Nineteenth Century & Early Modern Art | 8 September 2020
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Attributed to Joseph-Marie Vien (1716-1809)

'Ambassadeur de Siam'
'La Sultana Reine'

both titled (lower centre)

both red and black pencil on paper (2), 23,5x17,5 cm Executed in 1748.

Provenance:
-Private collection, Amsterdam.

The present sheets are preparatory drawings for plates 16 and 29 of the book 'Caravane du Sultan à la Mecque Mascarade Turque donnée à Rome par Messieurs les Pensionnaires de l’Académie de France et leurs amis au Carnaval de l’année 1748'.

Please compare to other preparatory sketches of 'Ambassadeur de Siam' and 'La Sultana Reine' by Joseph-Marie Vien in the collection of Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux-arts de la Ville de Paris, inv. nos. DDUT1081 and DDUT1091.

The drawing 'Ambassadeur de Siam' is inscribed with the colours intended for the print.

€ 2.000,00
€ 3.000,00
€ 1.800,00

Hamerprijs: € 1.800

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