Subject: 6 Antique prints, titled: ‘1. Petite Gabare appareillant. – 2. Petite Gabare a la Voile. – 3. Bugalet a la Rame. – 4. Bugalet allant Vent arriere sous la Misaine.- 5. Bugalet serrant le Vent arriere sous toutes ses Voiles. – 6.Bugalet revirant Vent devant.’ – Series of 6 ships from the port of Brest, France. Attrractive and finely engraved coastal views with ships, boats (scow, bugalet) and figures.
Condition: Very good, given age. Small stains in margin. Margin with light soiling. Two original holes in in left margin from binding. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Etching and engraving on hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 21.8 x 13.9 cm. The image size is ca. 15.1 x 8 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 8.6 x 5.5 inch. The image size is ca. 5.9 x 3.1 inch.
Part Number: 57239
Location: (PCO) Q1-111 / PCO-Expo-213
Description: From: ‘Differens petits Batimens du Port de Brest.’, published in Paris by la V. de F. Chereau aux 2 piliers d’or in 1780.
Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Marie-Elizabeth Ozanne and Jeanne Francoise Ozanne’ after own design. Marie-Elizabeth Ozanne (1736-1786) Jeanne Francoise Ozanne (1734-1795).