La mode Illustree
This highly collectible hand colored steel engraving is one in the series fashion plates made for La Mode Illustree, a french fashion magazine. This large plate measures 36 x 26 cms and has very vibrant colors. The costume and fashion plate has some lovely details, for example the gold-paint that was used on the earrings and necklace of MMe. Breant.
The text on the plate is:
Gilquin fils imp. Paris La Mode Illustrée Bureaux du Journal, 56, Rue Jacob Paris Toilettes de Mme. BREANT CASTEL 28, r Nve. des Pts. Champs, Reproduction interdite. La mode Illustrée 1870, No. 1.
The artist of this steel engraving was Eloise Leloir. The plate has yellowing, some foxing in the upper regions and soiling in the corners and has been dry cleaned.
Price : 40 Euro (exclusive of additional shipping costs)
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