Sarah Sauvin Gallery is member of the IFPDA. We specialize in the presentation of selected fine prints by old and modern masters from the 15th to the 20th century. We have sold important prints all over the world to private clients, museums and institutions (British Museum, Rijksmuseum, Harvard Art Museum, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Fondation Custodia, etc.)
Charles Meryon, The Apse of Notre-Dame de Paris, 1854Etching and drypoint15 x 28.9 cmSchneiderman 45, IV/IX, before the date was erased and the houses burnished at right. A superb and rare impression printed in dark brown ink on thick ivory laid paper with watermark (shild and date 1852).
Rembrandt Hamensz. Van Rijn, Self-portrait in a velvet cap with plume, 1638Etching13.4 x 10.3 cmNew Hollstein 170, 2nd state (of 4), with the jaw under the left ear clearly delineated but before the posthumous rework. Watermark: Arms of Bristol A.a
Jacques Callot, The Large Miseries of War (complete set of eighteen plates), 1633Etchingca. 9 x 19 cm each
Lieure 1339 to 1356.
Complete early uniform series of eighteen plates, edition with the verses, numbers and Israël Henriet’s excudit, but before the words 'Callot inv. et fec' as a substitution for the excudit. Very fine impressions printed on thin laid paper with wide margins.
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Perspective of Arches, with a Smoking Fire, 1749Etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite, burnishing54 x 40 cm
Robison 32, 1st state (of 7), 1st edition (of 6) (1749-1760). Watermark: fleur-de-lys in a single circle.
Plate VI of 'Carceri d’Invenzione' [‘Imaginary prisons’] or 'Invenzioni capric. di carceri' [‘Fanciful Images of Prisons’].
Jacques Bellange, Diana and Orion, 1595/1616Etching and engraving47 x 20.5 cmWalch 10, 3rd state (of 3), with 'Le Blond excud' added below the verses. Very rare.
Albrecht Dürer, Saint Christopher facing right, 1521Engraving11.7 x 7.7 cmMeder 52 b/d before the scratches on the Child’s fingers and in the light.