Antique Master Print-SATIRE-LOVE NEST-ROMANCE-Heiss-c.1690



Nr. 19. Le Joli Nid. – (The pretty nest.) Satirical / erotic suggestive plate with a man holding two birds near the womb of a woman.

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‘Nr. 19. Le Joli Nid.’

Mezzotint engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: Small cartouche with letters WV..
Sheet size: 25 x 17,5 cm. (9,8 x 6,9 inch). Image size: x cm. (0 x 0 inch).

Source unknown, to be determined. State: rare Provenance: Ex. Coll. Georg Denzel (1873-1959 and Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm Denzel. (No collection mark)

Made by ‘Gottlieb Heiss’ after own design. Gottlieb Heiss / Heuss (1686-1740) was a German printmaker from Augsburg.

Condition: Good, given age. Trimmed near plate mark. Slight paper loss at top left, backed. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.


coll. Rb202102 (Rbos-A5-17)

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Dimensions 17 × 25 × 1 cm


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