N.C - Réunion des Amis de Rome‎. Recueil de lithographies de plusieurs peintres et graveurs français... - 1929/1931

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N.C - Réunion des Amis de Rome‎. Recueil de lithographies de plusieurs peintres et graveurs français... - 1929/1931
History, Militaria - Quantity: 1 - Album

1 oblong octavo volume (18.5 cm x 27.5 cm), hardcover, 20 plates, circa 1831.
Collection of lithographs by several French painters and engravers from the first half of the 19th century.
Period binding, full antique red frosted calfskin, smooth spine, with tooling, romantic decorations cold stamped on the covers, album titled in a gold medallion on the front cover, veined ivory silk endpapers. Rubbed joints, spine and edges, worn corners, foxing and spotting on most of the plates.

Private album reserved for members of this informal association (no archive of it found), made up of 20 lithographs from different painters, lithographers and engravers, all of them French. The first and last plates are not signed, it was possible to identify some of the illustrators: Jean Louis Denis Coutant, 1776-after 1831, engraver. / Jean Charles Joseph Rémond, 1795-1875, painter, 2 lithographs. / Antoine Félix Boisselier the younger, 1790-1857, painter. / François Edouard Picot, 1786-1868, painter. / Merry Joseph Blondel, 1781-1853, painter. / Antoine Martin Garnaud, 1796-1861, architect, lithographer, 2 lithographs. / Jean-Jacques Théodore Sauvé, 1792-1869, engraver, lithographer. / Louis Dupré, 1789-1837, painter, illustrator. / Prosper Barbot, 1798-1878, painter. / Jean Victor Schnetz, 1787-1870, painter. / Blouet, chisel engraver. / In total 13 lithographs identified, 2 anonymous, 3 of which whose signatures are difficult to make out, 1 the author of which cannot be formally identified due to his name being quite common (Lemaire), 1 whose author seems to be unknown (Baudebour). Exceptional set of original lithographs, reserved for members of the association, most of them are signed, by great 19th century landscape painters.

Lot details
Object
Album
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Militaria
Author/ Illustrator
N.C
Book Title
Réunion des Amis de Rome‎. Recueil de lithographies de plusieurs peintres et graveurs français...
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1929
Publication year youngest item
1931
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Sans Précision
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Dimensions
18.5×27.5 cm
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