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Jean-Jacques De Boissieu ( 1736-1810 ) - Twee mannenstudies: Paysan et Mendiant - 1770

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Jean-Jacques De Boissieu ( 1736-1810 )  - Twee mannenstudies: Paysan et Mendiant - 1770

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Location: Belgium
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Signed etching on chine appliqué

Technique: Etching
Year: 20th century
Condition: In very good condition
Title of artwork: Twee mannestudies: Bedelaar en boer
Signature: Signed
Artist: Jean-Jacques De Boissieu ( 1736-1810 )
Sold with frame: No
Total dimensions (in cm): 29 x 21,50
Picture size (in cm): 24 x 18

Each 24 x 18 cm on the plate’s edge.
With margins in a page of 29 x 21.50 cm.
Printed on chine-colleé which gives the best prints.
In excellent condition.

These are two high-quality pieces by one of, if not 'the', best engraver of his period.

Signed DB 1770

Reference in catalogue reason: Perrez 47
Portrait of a beggar that looks sad.
The model for this portrait is old Girard, a poor man from Chassely who's at the door of the church and selling charcoal to M. de Boissieu. He used him as a model several times.

Reference in catalogue reason: Perrez 44
This bust is that of a peasant seen in profile, his forehead is wrinkled, his head is bald. The light that comes from the right, hits the top of his head.

Engraver:
Jean-Jacques De Boissieu (1736-1810) - French School
Painter engraver from France - Lyon who made a remarkable oeuvre during his long career. Arthur Hind was very promising about him and not without reason. His technique was renewing by the use of thin china paper on a woven backing witch allowed the printing of very fine lines. His style was very personal and his work is impressive by quality, format and subject.

As the son of a medical doctor he worked first in the atelier of Charles Frontier and made fabrique like drawings but then was allowed to make his own work drawn after life. Engaged by the Parisian publisher Pariset he published his first group of landscape etchings in 1758. It was J.G. Wille who invited him to Paris to work with him and their he met also Greuze, Vernet, Watelet.... With some other artists …

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