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Title:: Mme. Olivier in "Amphitrion" by Andre Gretry Year:: 1786-88 ca.
Artist: Janinet, Jean Francois After:  
Medium: aquatint Provenance:
Period: French 18th Century School/Style:
Catalogs: Portalis & Beralid 136;
Price: $500.00
Description: The figure (and costume) of Mme. Oliviern the character of Alcmene, is seen full length before the background of an ancient city; the printed color is subtle. Gretry's opera had its premiere at Versailles in 1786 and in Paris in 1788. Fine impression on laid paper trimmed on the platemark but with ample plate margin around the image and text. Music catalog # 521.