Lithograph on a vellin type paper with original hand colouring, often gold heightened. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 22.5 x 31.5 cm. The image size is ca. 14 x 16 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 8.9 x 12.4 inch. The image size is ca. 5.5 x 6.3 inch.
Plate 150: ‘Hommes D’Armes, XVe Siecle.’ (Italian soldier, 15th century). This delicate original antique print originates from ‘Costumes Historiques des XIIe, XIIIe, XIVe, et XVI siecles’ by Camille Bonnard published in Paris by A. Levy Fils 1860. This work was later continued by later continued by Duplessis ( 16th to 18th century). The images in these works have often served as examples after which theater and movie costumes were modelled.Artists and Engravers: In 1827 Camille Bonnard began a monumental gallery of 13th to 15th century European costumes, published in 75 parts over the next two years, with beautiful hand-colored plates by Paul Mercuri.
Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-ITALY-SOLDIER-COSTUME-15TH CENTURY-PLATE 150-BONNARD-MERCURI