Lot 175
  • 175

Bartolomeo Paoletti (1758-1834) or Pietro Paoletti (1801-1847) Italian, Rome, first quarter 19th century

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Description

  • Book of 107 intaglio impressions with erotic subjects
  • plaster, set in partially gilt paper, mounted in a leather-bound book
  • Bartolomeo Paoletti (1758-1834) or Pietro Paoletti (1801-1847) Italian, Rome, first quarter 19th century
inscribed: PAOLETTI / IMPRONTE / GEMME ANTICHE / CLASSICHE on the spine, and with a bookplate on the inside with the royal coat of arms printed: CARLETON HOUSE LIBRARY.

Provenance

George Augustus Frederick, Prince of Wales, later King George IV (1762-1830), Carlton House, London 
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