Auguste Racinet 1877 Egyptian Art Jewlery

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Artist Biography:

Auguste Racinet [1825 – 1893] His early tutelage was with his father, a printer lithographer. The early years of learning with the father and his ability in reproducing ancient work directed his interests in the sector of the arts education and in the participation in scholarly works, anthologies, model textbooks, etc. Racinet studied at the School of Design of the City of Paris (l’École de dessin de la Ville de Paris) and exhibited his painting at the Salons from 1849 to 1874, but his work as painter was always inspired by ancient manuscripts from la Bibliothèque Nationale, or related to architectural studies and projects of stained glass. Some of his paintings, mainly of scenes from the life of Charles VI and Jacques Coeur are at the Musée Draguignan. Racinet’s beautiful volumes are instrumental in resurgence in quality object d’art in the later years of the nineteenth century and helped maintain the French upper hand in luxury goods into the twentieth century. It is the starting point for Auguste Raci

Date:

1877

Source:

Polychromatic Ornament published in London by Henry Sotheran and Co. (translated from the original French)

Volume:

1

Plate No.:

3

Description:

Egyptian Art - Jewlery

Print Method:

Chromolithograph on heavy gloss stock

Condition:

Overall Excellent

Size of Print:

395 x 275 mm. (approximately 15 ½ x 10 ½ inches)

Size of Leaf:

395 x 275 mm. (approximately 15 ½ x 10 ½ inches)

References:

Benezit Vol. 8 pg. 569; http://www.inha.fr/spip.php?article2503

Price:
$75.00
SKU:
51399
Qty:
 
 
 
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