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Auction 139, Lot 723

"[Lot of 4 - French Fashion Plates]",

Subject: Prints - Fashion

Period: 1861-80 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

See Description

This lovely set of hand-colored fashion plates, from 19th century ladies' magazines, depicts ladies in afternoon attire, illustrating the dresses, hats and accessories for the upscale 19th century woman. This lot includes:
A. [Lot of 2] Les Modes Parisiennes, by Moine & Falconer, circa 1880 (7.5 x 11").
B. Magasin des Demoiselles, by Saraxin, dated 1861 (6.5 x 10").
C. Journal des Demoiselles, by Dupuy & Fils, dated 1880 (7.5 x 11").


Condition: B+

Light toning, a few faint spots, and a couple of short tears in blank margins, only one of which enters 1/4" into image at right on <i>Magasin des Demoiselles</i>.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 2/15/2012