Lithograph on wove paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 26 x 13.5 cm. The image size is ca. 19.5 x 10.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 10.2 x 5.3 inch. The image size is ca. 7.7 x 4.1 inch.
Antique print, titled: ‘Vue du tombeau d’Achille.’ – A view of Achilleion in the Troad, the presumed tomb of Achilles, a tumulus known as Besiktepe. From: “Voyage pittoresque de la Grece”, bound with ”Voyage de Constantinople’, a large and early lithographic atlas. Printed and published in Brussels by Calcographie Royale J. Goubaud, 1822-1829. This is in fact an edition in lithography made after the engraved ed. ‘Voyage pittoresque de la la Grece’ by Choiseul-Gouffier (Paris, 1782-1822) and ‘Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore’ by Melling (Paris, 1809-1819), that were published in Paris. In early lithography by the first Belgian lithographers and much scarser as the earlier engraved ed. Ref: Van der Marck p. 76, 251. Blackmer 1105. Atabey 798.Artists and Engravers: Anonymous.
Condition: Very good, given age. Some faint soiling in the margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-ACHILLEION-TOMB ACHILLES-TURKEY-CHOISEUL-MELLING-GOUBAUD
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