The Most Beautiful
Medieval Church of Liège
Liege, Chapel in St James’s Church at. Chapelle dans l’Église St Jacques a Liége. With view into the nave with two stained glass windows of the building considered as the most beautiful medieval church of Liège in which Gothic vaults are combined with arabesques of early renaissance. Among the figurines a pilgrim on the Way of St. James. Color lithograph by François Stroobant (Brussels 1819 – Elsene 1916). Inscribed: F S (18)53 / F. Stroobant del. et lith. / C. Muquardt éditeur. / Imp. Simonau & Toovey, Bruxelles., otherwise in French, German, and English as above. 13⅜ × 8¾ in (34 × 22.3 cm).
Boetticher II/2, 855. – “Belgian architectural painter … known by works and drawings to art history, especially of his homeland. Several drawings he has lithographed himself.” So the present one, too.
Offer no. 15,515 | EUR 148. (c. US$ 179.) + shipping
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(Frau M. R., 25. Dezember 2011)