CASTELLAS MOITTE (Marie Adélaïde). (Paris 1747-1807)

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CASTELLAS MOITTE (Marie Adélaïde). (Paris 1747-1807)
Album with 53 pages, (some are double-sided), interior scenes, portraits of women and children at work, family tables reading or sewing. Pen and brown ink. 31.7 x 19.8 cm
A student of Jean-Jacques Le Barbier, Marie Adélaïde married the sculptor Jean-Guillaume Moitte at the age of thirty-four. In her numerous sketchbooks (often dismembered) she draws the life of her family during the years 1770 to 1800.
Our album is a beautiful testimony of her daily life.
Small stains, various annotations in the margins (accounts and various words)
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