Current Inventory by Abraham Bosse

Tradesmen of Paris

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  Abraham Bosse (1602-1676), The Cries of Paris (or Tradesmen of Paris),  etching and engravings (eight from the set of 12), c. 1640-45. [With the name of the artist, publisher Le Blond and the French text below each illustration], only states, on old laid paper, 2 with partial Crown watermarks. In excellent condition, with thread margins just outside the plate mark, size c. 8 1/4  x 5 1/2 inches, archival window matting. Provenance: Christopher Mendez, noted London printseller (and with his label on each of the mats). A fine group of these charming and now-rarely encountered impressions. Titles and References: The Wood Carrier – Blum […]

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