Pierre Alexandre Aveline

This is an original engraving with etching by French engraver, Pierre A. Aveline (1702-1760)  The title is L' Ete, it was created after the painting by Francois Boucher  This view of sleeping Puti, was created and printed circa 1750, printed by "Paris Ches Charpentier, rue st jacques au cog".  The image measures 11 3/8X8 7/8 inches.  The platemark measures 13X9 3'/4 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.  We feel this is from the original 1700's printing and not a later restrike.