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around circumference in plate bottom of medallion: Sauvage pinx.; lower center in plate on top scroll: HISTOIRE / NATURELLE; lower center in plate on bottom scroll: Theorie de la Terre.; lower center in plate below ledge: Nat uram ampleotitur omnem; lCp//below frame: A.S.[in monogram] fecit.

Provenance

Pierre Defer-Henri Dumesnil (Lugt 739)

Bibliography
1879
Bocher, Emmanuel. Augustin de Saint-Aubin. Les gravures francaises du XVIIIe siecle, 5. Paris: Damascene Morgand et Charles Fatout, 1879.