Hortense Victoirie Haudebourt Lescot, Le Marchand

Lescot, Antoinette Cécile Hortense Victoirie, named also, as here, Mme. Haudebourt L. (1784 Paris 1845). Le Marchand. Young Italian woman at the linen trader whose wife shows the wares. Lithograph by Gottfried Engelmann (1788 Muhlhouse 1839) after the drawing by Antoine Jean Weber (1797 Paris 1875) in Paris. (1823.) Inscribed: Mme. Haudebourt Lescot pinxt. / Lith: de G. Engelmann. / Weber delt., title as before. 16 ¾ × 12⅝ in (42.7 × 32.1 cm).

Nagler, Weber, 10. – One of the rarer sheets of the textile trade of also technical interests as Engelmann learned lithography directly from its inventor Senefelder in Munich and introduced it in Paris in 1816. – Some backed tears in the wide white margin.

Offer no. 12,180 / EUR  445. / export price EUR  423. (c. US$ 511.) + shipping

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