Jacques Fabien GAUTIER D'AGOTY (1716 - 1785) Plums in a fruit dish - 1741
Colour mezzotint printed with four plates inked in red, blue, yellow and black
222 x 285 mm. Inventaire du Fonds Français 14, Singer 249, De Laborde p. 384.

Jacques Fabien Gautier d’Agoty is famous for his illustrations of anatomy and dissection, made using the technique of colour mezzotint.
But it is a more appetising flesh, that of these plump and velvety plums, which he offers the public first ...
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