Auction 154, Lot 744

"[Lot of 5 - Fish]",

Subject: Prints - Fish

Period: 1842 (circa)

Publication: Voyage dans la Russie Meridionale et la Crimee, Hongrie, Valachie, Moldavie

Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 17.1 inches
30 x 43.4 cm

These fine engravings are from Anatole Demidov’s sumptuous description of southern Russia and the Crimea published to represent Demidov’s homeland to a European audience. The plates were drawn by several prominent French artists and lavishly colored by hand, highlighted with gum arabic.


Condition: B+

A couple of plates with light toning, minor scattered foxing, and soiled margins.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/16/2015