Wiiralt, Eduard (1898 – 1954). “Le musee` romantique” Critiques et essayistes
Publish.house „Editions du Trianon, Paris 1927 (bibliof. edition).
2 portraits engraved by E.Wiiralt to the album of Andre` Therive`i „Critics and essayists“.
1. Portrait of Jean – Baptiste – Gustave Planche, based on Pierre Jean David d`Angers (1788-1856) Relief Medallion.
Etching, paper (at the left MBM-water mark, that means RIVES-paper).
30,8 x 23,2; 16,8 x 12,1.
Lower at the left, on the plate – E.VIIRALT GRAV.
2. Portrait of Abel – Francois Villemain.
30,8 x 23,2; 16,7 x 12,2.
Lower at the left, on the plate – E.Viiralt grav.
The album contains the portraits of known writers and critics, such as Jules Michelet, Jules Barbey d`Aurevilly, Charles-Augustin de Sainte-Beuve, Charles Nodier, Gustave Fauriel, Pierre-Simon Ballanche, Desire Nisard, Philarete Chasles. The graphics were made in deep print technique by famous graphic artists, such as Georges Gorvel, Pierre Gandon, Constant Le Breton;
also it contains 17 initials and vignettes in woodcut technique made by Paul Jacob-Hians.
|Dimensions||30.8 × 23.2 cm|
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