Dec 08, 2016 - Sale 2434

Sale 2434 - Lot 269

Price Realized: $ 938
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
LE BRUN, CHARLES. A Series of Lithographic Drawings Illustrative of the Relation Between the Human Physiognomy and that of the Brute Creation. Lithographed portrait frontispiece of Le Brun, title-page, 35 (of 37) lithographed plates, extra suite of 8 Georgian stipple-engraved female heads inserted at rear. 1/4 red morocco backed publisher's boards, disbound, heavily worn; foxed, stained, several plates with small tears, sold as is. London, 1827

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Lithographs of Le Brun's unusual and often uncanny seventeenth-century zoomorphic comparisons between the facial features of humans and beasts.