19th Century French Antique Directoire Period Engraving From Louis Boilly - For Sale
19th Century French Antique Directoire Period Engraving From Louis Boilly
An amusing and nicely colored engraving made by Salvatore Tresca (Italian Sculptor born in 1750 and died in 1815 in Paris) from a work of Louis Boilly (Born in 1761 and died in 1845) representing a flirty scene in a Brothel with a young Lady inviting a gentleman. This piece of work is called On La Tire Aujourd’Hui , which is actually what the lady is asking to this gentleman. Note that the frame is estimated to be from the end of the 19th century with its original glass. The frame itself has minor chips here and there. It might be necessary to replace it. Circa date 1800. Dimensions Frame: 25”high/ 19”wide.