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Thomas Blanchet (1614 - 1689)

Lot 88: Thomas Blanchet (Paris 1614-1689 Lyon)

Christie's

January 22, 2004
New York, NY, US

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Description

An allegory of Prudence holding a mirror, with two putti
with inscription 'S t. martin de Boulonge'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, grey wash heightened with white on grey prepared paper, squared in black chalk, watermark grapes
10 1/8 x 8 1/4 in. (257 x 209 mm.)

Artist or Maker

Thomas Blanchet (Paris 1614-1689 Lyon)

Provenance

A.-H. Chatelain (L. 135).
J.-C.-M. Jourdeuil (L. 527).

Notes

Close in handling to a drawing of two angels formerly in the Nikos Dhikeos Collection (L. Galactéros de Boissier, Thomas Blanchet (1614-1689), Paris, 1991, no. D37).

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