A wonderful and rare colored engraving by Alexander Augustin Thierriat, 1789-1870, Lyon France.
A floral engraving by Thierriat of Garden Ranunculus, dated 1827, signed in the print, “Thierriat” in the left lower corner. The lithograph was executed by lithographer H. Brunet, in the city of Lyon, France.
The title of the print is “Anemone des Jardins”. In the upper left corner a number is found, no 37. Series of floral lithographs by Thierriat and lithographer H. Brunet are announced on a regular base from ca. 1800 until 1830 in the Journal général d’annonces des œuvres de musique, gravures …, Volume 1, This book is available as a free e-book, and digitalized by Google. A lot is known about Alexandre, who was a well respected and known painter, engraver and teacher. He lived and worked most of his life in Lyon France. Works by Thierriat are found in museums all over the world and sold by auctioneers like Christies. His style belongs to the French school or movement. Wiki about Thierriats ouvre (in French)
The plate has a paper stamp mark in the lower left corner. Outside the margins there is soiling and some tide lines are visible in the paper. The plate measures 36 x 35,5 centimeters and the colors are wonderful. The lithograph has nice details. This would make a valuable and stunning wall decoration when framed in a fitting, frame!
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