‘The Slipper Seller’
Crayon and colour lithograph on thick paper. Watermark: none.
Sheet size: 41.3 x 28.3 cm. Image size: 41.3 x 28.3 cm.
Source: print from the series “Souvenir du Caire”, published in Paris, 1862. This series of 20 plates is scarse and valuable.
Ref: Colas 2425; Blackmer 1352; Hilmy II, 135.
Made by Lemercier after Amedeo Preziosi or Preciosi (1816-1882), a painter from Malta. Amadeo studied under Giuseppe Hyzler and completed his art education at the Paris Academy of Fine Arts. He moved to Constantinople in 1842 and produced views of the city, genre and costume drawings and became court painter to Sultan Abdul Hamid II. He travelled to Egypt in 1862.
Condition: Good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
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