Antique Print-VOLTAIRE-THEATRE FRANCAIS-PARIS-GAUCHER-FRANCE-Lacroix-1878

Price: € 24,50

Subject: Plate: 'Couronnement du buste de Voltaire au Theatre Francais ...' (The crowning of the buste of Voltaire in the Theatre-Francais in Paris on 30 march 1778). After the design by Moreau le Jeune, engraved by Gaucher.
Condition: Excellent given its age. General age related toning and occasional light staining / foxing. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original lithograph and wood engraving on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 28 x 18 cm. The image size is ca. 20 x 15 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 11 x 7.1 inch. The image size is ca. 7.9 x 5.9 inch.
Part Number: 26131
Location: C149-19
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.