(From the circle of, or by) Pierre Langlumé (1790–? [fl.1818–1830])
“La Magdeleine”, 1825, lithograph printed by Pierre Langlumé and published in Paris by Sazerac & Duval (fl.c1824–1827) after an intermediary drawing by C. Deby of a detail in reverse of Charles Le Brun’s (aka Charles Lebrun) (1619–1690) painting, “Le Crucifix aux Anges” (1661–1686), now in Versailles and in the collection of the Louvre (INV 2886 ; MR 1922) (see https://collections.louvre.fr/en/ark:/53355/cl010060604).
Lithograph in the crayon manner printed in black on chine collé on wove paper with the publisher’s blind-stamp at lower centre.
Size: (support sheet) 54.4 x 41.8 cm; (sheet) 39.2 x 28.5 cm; (chine collé) 33.9 x 26 cm.
Lettered in the stone below the image: (left) “C. Deby del.”; (centre) “Ange,/ d’après le tableau de Le Brun./ (Le Crucifix aux Anges)/ Chez Sazerac et Duval, Passage de l'Opéra, Escalier A.”; (right) “Lith. de Langlumé”.
Blind-stamped with the publisher’s seal at lower centre.
Condition: a near faultless impression laid upon a support of archival (millennium quality) washi paper. The sheet is in an excellent (near pristine) condition with no tears, holes, folds, abrasions, significant stains or foxing.
I am selling this sensitively executed and very beautiful crayon-manner lithograph showing a detail of a angel from Charles Le Brun’s painting, “Le Crucifix aux Anges”, for AU$234 (currently US$163.36/EUR154.63/GBP132.88 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.
If you are interested in purchasing this very rare lithograph—note that I have been unable to find a copy of it in any of the major museum collections—please contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.
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