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Customs of Venice engraved in color, Lotto di disegni con Costumi di Venezia a colori miniati.

1864-66
EUR 3.000,00
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Customs of Venice engraved in color, Lotto di disegni con Costumi di Venezia a colori miniati.
1864-66

190x153 mm. 
Venice, Crafts going by way. Fifteen color lithographs.
Venice.
190x153 mm. Color lithographs. Caption with title and date under the image. Many plates bear the 'Bristol Board' or 'Bristol Paper' stamp. Excellent condition.

Wonderful collection of portraits of Venetian people, outlined in the style typical of Antonio Ermolao Paoletti, who has dedicated famous paintings to the crafts that go by way. The captions show the title, such as: Carbonaio, Alla Riva degli carboni; Bigolante; Pollaiuolo; Boy fulminant seller; Oysters seller; Tripod seller; Arrotino. The localities are also indicated, like 'Alla Riva degli carboni', 'Alla Riva degli Schiavoni' which make it a precious historical testimony as well as a traditional one.
 
Venice, Actresses and Young ay. Nine color lithographs.
Venezia, 1864-66
 
190x153 mm. Color lithographs. Caption with title and date under the image. Many plates bear the 'Bristol Board' or 'Bristol Paper' stamp. Excellent condition.
 
Wonderful collection of portraits, outlined in the typical style of Antonio Ermolao Paoletti, whose specialty was portraiture and genre painting. . Five famous actresses are portrayed, such as Celestina Paladini and Giacinta Pezana, and four young girls referred to as 'Giovanetta di Venezia daughter of the painter Carlini' or 'Signorina Ungarese Babetta, baroness of Rezsan'. With regard to the actresses, the theaters of of reference are also indicated, such as 'Apollo Theater in Venice' or 'First drama actress in the San Benedetto theater in Venice'.
 
sun 9 December 2018
Auction times
Padova
Exhibition Time: Wednesday 5 December to Saturday 8 December 2018 from 10 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.