‘Homme et Femme de I’Isle de Zante’
handcoloured line and aquatint etching on hand laid paper.
Sheet size: 18 x 25 cm. (7,1 x 9,8 inch). Image size: 12 x 18 cm. (4,7 x 7,1 inch).
From: ‘Costumes de Differents Pays …’ by Jacques Grasset de Saint Sauveur, c.1797.
Made by ‘Labrousse’ after ‘Jacques grasset de Saint-Sauveur’. Labrousse was a late 18th. C. engraver from Bordeaux. Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur (1757-1810) was born as son of a diplomat in Montreal, Canada. He was exposed to varying cultures at an early age.
Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.