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Petites constructions : Balançoire. Imagerie d'Épinal Pellerin n°1177.

Petites constructions : Balançoire. Imagerie d'Épinal Pellerin n°1177.

Pellerin & Cie, Epinal s.d. (circa 1890), 23 x 30 cm, une feuille.

Image of Epinal, lithograph in colors, small format, printed on soft paper. Very good condition, colors very well preserved. These boards are constructions or cardboard models, on which a pattern was printed. This pattern must be cut and assembled to construct various objects or scenes from everyday life. Imaging of Epinal published several series of models with cutting "Great Buildings" format 39 x 49 cm, the "Average Constructions" and "Small Buildings". From 1880 to 1908, buildings were edited with objects of architecture, costumes, boats and other vehicles. During this same contemporary, the paper theaters or "home theater" also enjoyed great success. This toy model developed and lasted until the Second World War. ly sold by hawkers, images of Epinal their name from Jean-Charles Pellerin, who was the first printer to edit this series of image type, and who lived in the town of Epinal (Vosges). The subjects are varied but generally revolve around religion, history (French Revolution, battles, military uniforms), or derived from successful novels. Imaging of Epinal has its origins in the imagery, born in the fifteenth century for mainly illiterate public campaigns folk art. The original image is engraved on a wooden board and printing is done using a hand press. It is then colored by means of stencils. In the nineteenth century, is produced from woodcuts castings Lead: stereotypes, which can increase production. In 1820, we move to lithography, which induces a radical change of style, the finest drawings. In 1900, the last color is always stencil with a machine that can color 300 images per hour, the aquatype. --- 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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