Crayon style lithograph on a vellin type paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 19.5 x 27.5 cm. The image size is ca. 14.5 x 24.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 7.7 x 10.8 inch. The image size is ca. 5.7 x 9.6 inch.
Plate: ‘Paysanne de l’Agenais – Lot et Garonne.’ (A country woman / woman farmer from Agenais – Lot-et-Garonne, France). This antique print originates from: ‘La Guienne historique et monumentale.’, by Alexandre Ducourneau, published in Bordeaux by P. Coudert, France, 1842. This is the most ambitious decription of the French Gironde region from the first half of the 19th. c.Artists and Engravers: Alexandre Ducourneau was a young journalist at the time from Agen. The lithographs were made in Bordeaux (Chauve, Lege, Faucher) or Paris workshops (Lemercier ou Desportes) by several artists amongst whom: Leo Drouyn, Jules Philippe and Frederic d’Andiran. This plate by Gintrac and Chauve.
Condition: Good. General age related toning. Some paper abbrasion left of donkey, not very noticable.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-AGENAIS-WOMAN FARMER-COUNTRY-LOT ET GARONNE-FRANCE-DUCOURNEAU