Pair French Engravings Les Confidences and Le Boudoir after Sigismond Freudenberger - Red Tag Sale ItemPair French Engravings Les Confidences and Le Boudoir after Sigismond Freudenberger - Red Tag Sale ItemPair French Engravings Les Confidences and Le Boudoir after Sigismond Freudenberger - Red Tag Sale ItemPair French Engravings Les Confidences and Le Boudoir after Sigismond Freudenberger - Red Tag Sale ItemPair French Engravings Les Confidences and Le Boudoir after Sigismond Freudenberger - Red Tag Sale Item

Lovely pair of antique French engravings on laid paper entitled Les Confidences and Le Boudoir after works by the Swiss artist Sigismond Freudenberger (1745-1802). The first depicts two ladies exchanging confidences and the second a lady dozing away on her day bed, with a book in her hand, while a young couple frolics outside her window.

Text below the images read as follows:

LES CONFIDENCES

Iris, dans le portrait que lui montre Julie,
Voit d'un amant cheri toute la perfidie:
Gardez vos jeunes coeurs de telle confidence,

Songez que le plaisir n'est qu'une douce erreur.
L'illusion fait seule & bonheur & constance.
Amis, amans tout est trompeur.

I.U.E. inv. S. Freudeberg del. A Paris ches Buldet rue de Gesvres. C. L. Lingee Sculp. 1774

LE BOUDOIR

N'entrez pas....de vos avantages
Ne pouvez-vous de loin, a votre aise jouir:

Du moins laissez a vos ouvrages
Le talent heureux d'endormir.

I.H.E. inv. S. Freudeberg del. A Paris ches Buldet rue de Gesvres. P. Maleuvre Sculp. 1774

The are hand tinted in yellow, blue and brown and come in lovely carved and gilt wood frames as shown. In very good used condition, mounted on board, with toning, minor foxing and imperfections as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.

Measurements: Frames: 17" by 13" (43.5 cm by 33.3 cm); Sheets: 16" by 11 15/16" (40.7 by 30. 3) approximately.

Item ID: 260004 2632


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