‘Collection de portraits representant les personnages qui ont le plus marque dans la Revolution Francaise.’
In 20 installments of 3 portraits, each in their original wrapper. Illustrated here are the first two installments.
Sheet size c. 53x34cm.
Condition: Wrappers with dog ears; small tears in paper edges, not effecting images. Inquire about a detailed condition analysis.
Portraits (fine aquatint etchings with stipple engraving on hand laid paper) made by Charles-Francois-Gabriel Levachez (French; active c. 1760-1820).
Scenes (etchings) by Jean Duplessis Berteaux (French; 1750-1818).
Published by Didot l’Ainee in 1802, who also published a series of scenes depicting the French Revolution, published in a similar manner: ‘Tableaux historiques de la Revolution Francaise …’
Only few plates are offered worldwide. Very rare as a complete set of all portraits.
Price on request.