Paris: Aubert et Cie. [ca. 1845].
Ca. 345 x 240 + wide margins.
Slightly browned and soiled; professional paper repairs to marginal tears with loss replaced with Japanese paper.
Plate 11 in the seies "Galerie royale de costumes (Costumes italiens, espagnols, suisses) peints par divers artists... et lithographiés par Adolphe, Janet-Lange et Dollet."
Aubert & Cie. was one of the many nineteenth-century publishing firms utilizing lithography to provide the mass public with images of travel, fashions, and topical events. The Galerie Royale de Costumes series, published beginning in 1842, included over two hundred and fifity renderings of men and women in regional dress from numerous European countries including Italy, Spain, Sweden, Scotland, and Iceland..." The Art Institute of Chicago, artic.edu/aic.resources/resource/2355.
Price: $285.00 other currencies