Black stone, pen, brown ink, brown wash and highlights of white, blue chalk and red chalk. Framed with pen and brown ink. Glued to sheet. Antique mounting.
Mounted on a sheet of paper (minor pitting especially in the upper part).
Signed and dated lower left: de St aubin f 1751 (?)
H. 35-L. 25 cm
Provenance: sale X, 17 May 1898, Allegory of weddings
Bibliography: E. Benezit, Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs; Tome 12, p.185, quoted (Gründ 1999);
Print: engraved in counterpart by Gabriel de St Aubin