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    Sale 2301 | Lot 199
    Price Realized: $10,800With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2301 Lot 199

      (Paris 1703-1770 Paris)
      Two Satyrs.

      Black and white chalk on grayish tan laid paper. 265x402 mm; 10 1/2x15 3/4 inches. Inscribed "F. Boucher" in ink, lower left recto. Ex-collection Charles Gasc (Lugt 542, lower center recto); and unknown collector, sold Christie's, London, July 8, 1980, lot 79.

      Published in Ananoff/Wildenstein, François Boucher, Paris, 1976, number 519/9; and Bonnier, François Boucher: Dessins, Paris, 1988, pp. 78-79.

      A study for two figures in the Beauvais tapestry of Neptune Rescuing Ameymone (see Ananoff/Wildenstein, op cit, number 376), one of a series of tapestries from Les Amours des Dieux that Boucher began designing in the late 1740s.

      Estimate $12,000 - 18,000

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $10,800