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Auction 138, Lot 64

"Tableau Pittoresque des Merveilles de la Nature", Perrot, Aristide Michel

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1830 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 12.5 inches
57.9 x 31.8 cm

This is a very interesting composition presenting he marvels of nature. There are fifty-eight different depictions of nature including scenes of volcanoes, icebergs, mountains and various types of wildlife with an explanatory key in French text at bottom. This superb aquatint was engraved by S. Himely.

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Condition: A+

Nice impression on thick paper with wide margins and beautiful original color.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/7/2011

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