Rare Antique Print – BUTTERFLY-PAPILLON-FRENCH – [Madame Feraud-Villain-ca.1828]



Attractive composition of Frech and Foreign butterflies.

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‘Papillons Francais et étrangers’

(French and foreign butterflies)

Crayon style lithograph, handcoloured. Watermark: none.
Sheet size: 43.5 x 32 cm. Image size: 31 x 25.5 cm.

Source: Published by Gihaut freres. Very rare.

Ref: Plate mentioned in the 1828 vol. of Bibliographie de la France, published by Pillet.


Made Francois le Villain after Madame Feraud. Ferraud was a 19th c. a flower painter, who exposed at the salon in 1833/1835. Francois le Villain (active 1820-1830) was a French Lithographer and painter in Paris in the early 19th century. He was a competito of Engelmanm and exposed at the Salon in 1819 and 1822.

Condition: Good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

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Dimensions 17 × 17 × 1 cm


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