Antique Print-FRENCH REVOLUTION-VENDEMAIRE-REBUBLIC-FRANCE-Lacroix-1884

Price: € 24,50

Subject: Plate: 'Fete de la fondation de la Republique, 1er vendemaire an V.' (Celebration of the foundation of the Republic, the first Vendemaire). After an engraving by Berthault (Design Girardet). Vendemiaire was the first month in the French Republican Calendar. The month was named after the French word vendange (grape harvest).
Condition: Excellent given its age. General age related toning and occasional light staining / foxing. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original lithograph on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 28 x 18 cm. The image size is ca. 19 x 14.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 11 x 7.1 inch. The image size is ca. 7.5 x 5.7 inch.
Part Number: 25146
Location: C154-35
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Directoire, consulat en empire. Moeurs et usages, lettres, sciences et arts. France. 1795-1815.' (Customs, habits and costumes of France during the Empire period, 1795-1815).), by Paul Lacroix, published in Paris by Firmin-Didot et Cie. , 1884.

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. The lithograph is by Mauler.