Lot 2

FRENCH school circa 1800, after François BOUCHER. The bird of good fortune. Sanguine. 22 x 18.5 cm. Carries an inscription at the bottom left Ant Watteau 1716.
Repeat in the opposite direction of the engraving by Boucher. The subject belongs to a series of ten sketches intended for tapestry (see A. Ananoff, François Boucher, volume I, Lausanne - Paris, 1976, n° 233 / 2, reproduced). RM