Lot 263 of 515:
Gabriel de Saint-Aubin from the library of Nancy Reagan  

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Title:
Gabriel de Saint-Aubin: Peintre, Dessinateur et Graveur (1724-1780)

Author:
Dacier, Emile

Place:
Paris & Bruxelles

Publisher:
Editions G. van Oes

Date:
1929-31

Description:

2 volumes. Illustrated throughout from b&w plates. (4to), half morocco and marbled boards, gilt-lettered spines with raised bands. First Edition. 

From the library of  Nancy Reagan,  with her ownership stamps on the front free endpapers.

 Gabriel de Saint-Aubin was a French draftsman, printmaker, etcher and painter. A distinctive aspect of Saint-Aubin's art is its fondness for observation of society on the streets of the capital. As such, his engravings etchings and large watercolors are a valuable record of the Parisian artistic life in the eighteenth century.


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Condition:
Some toning to boards, rubbing to leather; interior with some light toning to edges; very good.


 
Item number:
299455
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