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Le Brun: Desespoir – Despair (1770)
Desespoir – Despair
Original 18th century engraving with a male figure representing despair. Title engraved in French and English.
Etching in sanguine (red ink) by Charles Le Brun.
The plate is in good condition with wide margins.
Plate dimensions: 24,5 x 20 cm
Sheet dimensions: 34,5 x 23,5 cm
From ”Bowles’s Passions of the Soul – Represented in Several Heads”. Charles Le Brun (or Lebrun) was an important French 17th century painter and designer interested in physiognomy. He was favoured by King Louis XIV.
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24,5 x 20 cm / 34,5 x 23,5 cm
Etching in sanguine