Illustrated - Quantity: 1 - tipped in plates
|Number of Books:||1|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Fontanesi Antonio (1818-1882)|
|Book Title:||Promenade Pittoresque Fontanesi Interieur Geneve|
|Publication year oldest item:||1854|
|Binding/ Material:||Half leather|
|Extras:||tipped in plates|
Full title: "Promenade pittoresque par A.Fontanesi. Intérieur de Genève".
20 lithographs by Antonio Fontanesi Book size: 38.5 x 28.5 cm Lithographs size of the images alone: 22 x 15.3 cm Inferred date 1854 or 1858) Browning only on the white margins. On a lithograph (see photos) there is one less centimetre of white margin. Each lithograph has an inscription indicating the specific place and the printing house and in the image there is always the lithographic signature of the artist. Published by: PILLET & COUGNARD, éditeurs, JULES REY, Successeur 4 Rue Petitot,4. All pages have been photographed. Antonio Fontanesi was among the greatest engraver of the 19th century. He lived in Switzerland for twenty years (from 1848 to 1865, hence the birth of this work). He taught at the Accademia Reale Albertina in Turin and the Academy of Tokyo. He was particularly esteemed for the precision of his engravings and care he put in the lighting effects.
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