January 20, 2017
Reference: M. Myers, Regency to Empire, pp 182-184; Guilmard, p 225; and P. Bedarida, Feste, Fontane, Festoni a Parma nel Settecento, pp. 84-96; Milan: Ioachim Betalli, 1764-1765.; 33 leaves in all: an etched title-page, by Bossi after Petitot; an engraved title-page; an etched dedication (numbered 1 in the upper right-hand corner), by Bossi after Petitot; and thirty fine, extremely imaginative etchings of vases (numbered from 2 to 31 in the upper right-hand corners) by Bossi after Petitot.
All plates are outstanding impressions in the final state.; See W. Cole, "The States of Petitot and Bossi's Suite de Vases (Print Quarterly vol. X, no 2 [June 1993], pp. 156-160). See also M. Myers, Regency to Empire, pp 182-184; Guilmard, p 225; and P. Bedarida, Feste, Fontane, Festoni a Parma nel Settecento, pp. 84-96.
EXCEEDINGLY RARE IN THE ORIGINAL BOARDS.
Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot was a French artist, designer and architect born in 1727 in Lyon. Most of his projects were located in the Duchy of Parma.Read More
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