Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Louis Jean Désiré Delaistre’s engraving, “The Fall” (pub.1863), after Jean-Jacques Flatter


Louis Jean Désiré Delaistre (1800–1871)
“The Fall”, 1839? (pub.1863), after the painting by Jean-Jacques Flatter (aka Hohann Jakob Flatters) (1784–1845) as the frontpiece illustration to Chateaubriand's translation of Milton's "Paradise Lost", printed by F Chardon Ainé (fl.1820–1863). 

Etching and engraving on heavy wove paper
Size: (sheet) 44.4 x 32 cm
Lettered on the plate at lower margin (left) “FLATTERS PINXT”; (centre) “Imp. F. Chardon ainé, 30 r. Hautefeuille, Paris.”; (right) DELAISTRE SCULPT”

Condition: faultless impression in pristine condition.

I am selling this mass of falling men with tight curly hair for AU$101 (currently US$77.20/EUR65.75/GBP58.90 at the time of this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world.

If you are interested in purchasing this graphically arresting engraving, please contact me (oz_jim@printsandprinciples.com) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.

This print has been sold


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