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