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Children of Momus, Jean Antoine Watteau Engraving, 1729
Children of Momus, Jean Antoine Watteau Engraving, 1729


 
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Product Code: 59001

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Overall  20" x 15 1/4", plate mark 19" x 14"  engraving Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh and Ackermann & Co. London.  It is Children of Momus (Les Enfans de Momus)   by Jean Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) (after) Jean Moyreau (1690-1762) (engraver).  Rococo arabesque composition with nude and costumed putti lounge near a fountain topped with stylized fish.  Upper torsos of women appear above from vines.  Satyr like creatures flank the sides. Various symmetrical elements about.  Fanciful whimsy.  Condition:  vertical center fold. some toning; edge chips.