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La Fontaine, fables, Le lion, le singe et les deux ânes. Eau forte originale sur papier Vergé.


La Fontaine, fables, Le lion, le singe et les deux ânes. Eau forte originale sur papier Vergé.

A. Quantin, Paris 1883, 22x31,5cm (cuve:15.5x20.5cm), une feuille.

Original etching before its hand colored aquatint, signed in the plate. Performed on laid paper at the request of the publisher A. QUANTIN to illustrate La Fontaine fable, "The Lion, monkey and two donkeys." Very good condition, presented in a modern black matte board and protected by winds. Delierre Auguste (1829-1891) and is referenced in the Bénézit dictionary of painters, sculptors, designers and writers. "History painter, genre, animated landscapes, still lifes, illustrator student of Eugene Ciceri, he participated at the Paris Salon between 1852 and 1889 His compositions animated landscapes hunting show the influence of the works of Desportes and Oudry he has long copied. It also marks a preference for still life. He also illustrated the Fables of La Fontaine. " Alain-Marie Bassy in his book "Les Fables de La Fontaine, four centuries of illustration" style analysis for the representation of fables: "If he seeks the same angle on the animal Gustave Doré, it eliminates any sense of dread. Wounded bird with an arrow is no longer a major migratory bird but deliciously colored quail still life. [...] Before [the animals among whom we live], the eye of Delierre is as cold as an entomologist. fable The art of home becomes the best example of pictorial naturalism. " A deluxe edition in two volumes: Fables of La Fontaine. Illustrated edition of 75 boards etching by A. Delierre, Paris, Quantin, 1883 is cataloged in the National Library. The etchings are fables before the letter and enclosed in attractive frames Louis XVI. "Original Acquaforte antelitteram di Augustus Delierre lumeggiata has acquatinta e firmata in tavola. Realizzata in su carta vergata richiesta dell'editore A. QUANTIN per illustrare una favola di Jean de La Fontaine. Ottimo stato, con mat nuovo e nero velina original. Radierung Original Auguste von Delierre, vor der Schrift, an der Aquatinta gehöht und wurde im Brett unterzeichnet. Verwirklicht geripptes auf Papier auf Anforderung von Verleger A . QUANTIN, um eine Fabel von zu illustrieren La Fontaine. Sehr schöner Zustand mit einem und Schwarzen modernen Passepartout Schlangenpapier. Delierre Original etching by Auguste, Before the letters, with Heightened Aquatinta and signed in the plate. Realized on laid paper at the request of the editor A. QUANTIN to Illustrate a fable of Jean de La Fontaine. Very beautiful condition in a modern black mat and original protective tissue. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!


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