Auction 124, Lot 481

"Paris Vue Prise du Trocadero (Exposition Universelle de 1867)", Lalanne, Maxime

Subject: France, Paris

Period: 1867 (dated)


Color: Black & White

24.4 x 14.6 inches
62 x 37.1 cm

This is a fantastic etching of the Exposition Universel in 1867, located on the Champ-de-Mars. The view is from the Place Trocadero across the Seine. The etching is signed and dated in the plate on the lower left. Maxime Lalanne was the author of several important books on the subject of etching and was at the forefront of the French revival of etching during the 1860's. He was a founding member of the Societe des Aqua-fortistes along with Auguste Delatre (who printed this engraving), Cadart (who is credited as a publisher of this engraving), Ribot and Bracquemond.


Condition: B+

A great impression on a sturdy sheet that has some light foxing.

Estimate: $400 - $550


Closed on 5/7/2008