L’Aretin d’Augustin Carrache
31cm x 20cm. 20 plates. Decorative papered folder, cloth slipcase.
Portfolio of 20 erotic plates reproducing ‘L’Aretin d’Augustin Carrache, ou Recueil de Postures erotiques, d’apres les gravures a l’eau-forte, par cet artiste celebre’, the 1798 collection of erotic engravings said to be designed by Camillo Procaccini based on drawings by Agostino Carracci and engraved by Jacques Joseph Coiny. The images depict sex scenes from mythology and literature. Published in an edition of 600, this is the unnumbered portfolio of prints only, without the text volume.
Very minor tanning to plates. Tissue guards with some creasing. Minor rubbing to folder. Near Fine Condition.