book of prints
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- Object: La Forêt de Fontainbleau
"La Forêt de Fontainebleau. Gravures originales de A. Lepère" (Paris, A. Desmoulins) 1908; 34 prints showings scenes of work, leisure, and animal and natural life in the Forest of Fontainebleau. Bound with titlepage printed in yellow and brown, letterpress list of prints with wooduct cul-de-lampe, original prospectus, also printed in colours, and list of subscribers.
Wood-engravings, printed on India paper
Woodcuts printed in colour
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Height: 430 millimetres (size of each mount)
Width: 315 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- No. 20 in an edition of 35.
Prospectus gives details and prices of the set. Prints grouped according to three seasons -- winter, spring, and summer. The total cost of the 34 wood-engravings new was 600 Francs. The list of subscribers is embellished with wood-engraved vignettes printed in colour.
Four volumes of wood-engravings by Lepère (all printed by Desmoulins in Paris, 1908-1910) are located at 247*.a.14 to 17.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: La Forêt de Fontainbleau
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- Prints and Drawings
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