Subject: Plate: ''Bal du May, donne a Versailles pendant le carnaval de 1763 ...'' (Ball of May at Versailles, France during the carnival of 1763). After M. A. Slodtz, engraved by Martinet.
Condition: Excellent given its age. General age related toning and occasional light staining / foxing. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Lithograph and wood engraving on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 28 x 18.2 cm. The image size is ca. 18.4 x 13.1 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 11 x 7.2 inch. The image size is ca. 7.2 x 5.2 inch.
Part Number: 26120
Location: C149-30
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'XVIIIme Siecle. Lettres Sciences et Arts. France 1700-1789.' (Science and art of France during the 18th c. until 1789).), by Paul Lacroix, published in Paris by Firmin-Didot et Cie., 1878. This plate by Huyot.

Artists and Engravers: Paul Lacroix (1806-1884), French author and journalist. He is best known under his pseudonym of P.L. Jacob, bibliophile, or Bibliophile Jacob.