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'Oeuvres diverses de Victor Orsel (1795-1850), mises en lumiere et presentées par Alphone Perin, peint d'Histoire Chevalier de la légion d'honneur et de Léopold 1er, membre correspondant de l'academie de Reims; cent six planches accompagnées d'un text explicatif' (Paris, Louis Perrin & Marinet) 1852-1877, volumes I and II; containing 100 pages of illustrations after Orsel, including self-portraits, historical, mythological and religious scenes, animals, landscapes, children and daily life; the last plate a portrait of Orsel by Perin. Together with dedication, preface by Perin, table of contents, biography of Orsel, and explanatory text of plates, with wood-engraved head and tail-pieces. Letterpress on title-page printed in red and black, with emblem showing cross with letters 'VO' and head of lion, man, bull and eagle. Bound at the BM bindery in green half-leather with gold tooling on spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers and deckled edges.
Lithograph and etching, on chine-collé
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Height: 391 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Width: 270 millimetres
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- Stamp on flypage reads: "Oeuvres d'Orsel / Examplaire offert en 1852 par Alphonse Perin a M [name inscribed in pena dn ink starting with D] / 1876 / Felix Perin", and inscribed in pen and ink below: "Achete en vente publique par M. Rapilly de Saris / Quai Malaquais".
Lithographs by different artists, most after Orsel, and printed by different printers, dating from 1812.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
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Associated Title: Oeuvres diverses de Victor Orsel
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