Alexandre Calame (aka Alexandre Calam; Alexandre Calamy) (1810–1864)
“Two Trees” (descriptive title only), c1862, signed in the plate at lower right. This may be a proof before later lettering with publication details as the size of the sheet and the portrayed subject is in accord with the folio of 272 lithographs, “L'Étude du Paysage”, 1862–65), printed and published by François Delarue (fl.1850s–1860s) in Paris and also published in London by Moore, Mc Queen & Co (1816–1956), in the second of two volumes of “Collection de modèles élémentaires et gradués formant un cours complet autographié d'après nature” (for example: https://collections.geneve.ch/mah/oeuvre/vue-dun-arbre/e-2015-0423-120). Note also that the attribution of the date of execution (c1862) meets with the stylistic change in the artist’s signature from his earlier signature style thirty years earlier (see for example: https://collections.geneve.ch/mah/oeuvre/arbres/e-2017-1008-024).
Lithograph (possibly a transfer lithograph) printed in black on heavy wove paper.
Size: (slightly irregular sheet) 31 x 43.4 cm.
Condition: a strong and well-printed impression in a near pristine condition with no tears, holes, folds, abrasions or significant stains.
I am selling this beautiful lithograph designed as drawing model for students to study and hone their technical skills, for AU$202 in total (currently US$142.50/EUR135.38/GBP115.77 at the time of posting this print) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world, but not (of course) any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries.
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