Bernard-Romain Julien (1802–1871)
“Étude au Crayon Blanc, No. 23 (Conquistador)”, c1845 (based on the address of the publishers who were active in Place de la Bourse, Paris, in 1845), illustration (plate 23) to Julien’s drawing course, “Cours de Dessin”, printed and published by Aubert & Cie (fl.c1830s–1880s) in Paris.
Crayon-manner lithograph printed in black and white ink on a cool grey wove paper with full margins as published.
Size: (sheet) 48.2 x 31.4 cm.
Inscribed on plate: (lower left) “Chez Aubert, Pl. de la Bourse.” (lower centre) “ÉTUDE AU CRAYON BLANC No. 23. / Lithographiée par Julien.”; (lower right) “Imp. d’Aubert & Cie.”
Condition: strong impression with full margins as published. Beyond a few dots and minor bumps to the edges, the sheet is in a good condition for its age with no tears, holes, abrasions, losses or significant stains.
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