A French framed oval drawing by Louis Marie Sicardi " Gluttony "
Louis Marie Sicard called Sicardi ( Avignon 1743 - 1825 Paris ) , painter and miniaturist.
" Gluttony " or " Oh ! che gusto ! ", circa 1785.
In a rare early 20th century paper border with a fine watercolour of a masked Pierrot.
Satirical with erotic under meaning illustration : Pierrot holds a dish with a sausage, Colombine , on the left, taps his opposite shoulder to distract him and steal it.
At the Allegre sale (13-18 May 1872) was an oval miniature on ivory by Sicardi dated 1776 with the same subject ( lot 283), that sold for 6020 F.
This drawing was engraved by J.L. Copia ( 1764-1799).
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