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Fontanesi Antonio (1818-1882) - Promenade Pittoresque Fontanesi Interieur Geneve - 1854

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Illustrated - Quantity: 1 - tipped in plates

Object: Book
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Illustrated
Author/ Illustrator: Fontanesi Antonio (1818-1882)
Book Title: Promenade Pittoresque Fontanesi Interieur Geneve
Condition: Very good
Publication year oldest item: 1854
Edition: Illustrated Edition
Language: French
Version: Original Language
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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