C1765

Sorrow.

Rare c.18th engraving in the crayon manner of the facial expression of emotions  based on Charles Le Brun’s drawings. From Sayer, Heads Representing the Various Passions of the Soul; as they are Expressed in the Human Countenance: Drawn by that … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Sorrow.

Date:

C1765

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving printed in sepia in the crayon manner

Image Size: 

200mm 
x 275mm

Paper Size: 

272mm 
x 402mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sorrow. - Antique Print from 1765

Genuine antique
dated:

1765

Description:

Rare c.18th engraving in the crayon manner of the facial expression of emotions  based on Charles Le Brun’s drawings.

From Sayer, Heads Representing the Various Passions of the Soul; as they are Expressed in the Human Countenance: Drawn by that Great Master Monsieur Le Brun.

Collections:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY

Charles Le Brun (1619 - 1690)

Le Brun was a French painter, physiognomist, art theorist, and a director of several art schools of his time. As court painter to Louis XIV, who declared him "the greatest French artist of all time", he was a dominant figure in 17th-century French art.

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