Original untitled master print, showing: a bouquet of flowers, including roses and anemones.
Made by Jean Jacques I Avril after Louis Tessier.
Medium: engraving / etching with original old hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 46.5 x 63 cm (18.31 x 24.8 inch). Image size: 35 x 47 cm. (13.78 x 18.5 inch).
Condition: excellent, given age. Faint dampstains in the bottom right corner and top margin, scattered small spots, some faint smudges in the margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
BOUQUET-FLOWER-ROSE | DP-A1-001-16
Original antique master print. Age estimate: 1810. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters. Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Avril after a painting by Tessier. This print was published by J. Francois Chereau, in c.1775.
Biography engraver: Jean Jacques I Avril (1744-1823/31) was a French engraver.
Biography artist: Louis Tessier (1719-1781) was a French flower painter.