Antique Print-CHATEAU CONFLANS-LOIR ET CHER-FRANCE-Thornton-Bryant-1806
- Subject: Plate: 'Chateau of the Marquis de Conflans.'
- Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 28 x 22 cm. The image size is ca. 24 x 16 cm.
- Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 11 x 8.7 inch. The image size is ca. 9.4 x 6.3 inch.
- Medium: Aquatint engraving on a vellin type hand laid paper, with watermark.
- Condition: Very good considering it's age. Occasional small tears in the margins, and light marks and/or stains from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Description: This scarse plate originates from: A Sporting Tour Through Various Parts of France in the Year 1802, by Colonel Thornton, of Thornville-Royal, Yorkshire. Illustrated with upwards of Eighty correct and picturesque delineations from orginal drawings from nature, by Mr.Bryant, and other eminent artist. (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme. 1806)
Artists and Engravers: Joshua Bryant (act. 1798-1823) was a British painter. He spend a portion of his life in Demerara (British Guiana), where he made a number of paintings commenting on plantation life. James Merigot (act. 1772-1816) was a French landscape artist and master drawing teacher in Paris. He settled in London around 1791 and established himself as a master drawing teacher and publisher of aquatints.
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