Subject: Antique print, untitled. A priest / monk appears to have been arrested and led by soldiers on horseback. A troupe of bandits are waiting to ambush from behind a rock. Based on clothing style we believe this scene to be Italian, possibly Naples.
Condition: Good, given age. Light staining. Paper edges a bit irregular adn with some small tears, not effecting image. Light soiling. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Crayon style lithograph on wove paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 37 x 27.5 cm. The image size is ca. 18.8 x 16 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 14.6 x 10.8 inch. The image size is ca. 7.4 x 6.3 inch.
Part Number: 56540
Description: To be determined. Any input appreciated.
Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Pierre Langlume’ after ‘Victor-Jean-Vincent Adam’. Pierre Langlume (born 1790) was a French 19th c. lithographer active in Paris ca. 1822-1840. He exposed at the salon in 1822 and 1824. Victor-Jean-Vincent Adam (1801-1867) was a French painter and lithographer, born in Paris. He was the son of Jean Adam, engraver, He studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, and at the workshops of Meynier and Regnault. He exposed at the salon frequently and was very succesful.