Carnet de dessins romantiques

Beautiful notebook with 33 romantically inspired drawings
mid-19th century


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Attractive notebook of drawings from the mid-nineteenth century in a romantic binding.
It includes 33 particularly charming, romantically inspired drawings:
a battle scene and a lion executed in ink wash, probably master studies; 9 figures in costume from eastern France, executed in graphite, with for two figures the beginnings of colouring in ink wash and watercolour; 2 trees sketched in graphite, and a foliage decoration executed in stencil; 18 landscapes from eastern France with buildings (thatched cottages, churches, houses on stilts) sketched in graphite.

Beautiful romantic binding with fine cold decoration. 


Undated [1850].In-8 oblong, Bound,245 x 160 mm,40 ff. .

Romantic period binding in long-grained black morocco, silent spine with raised bands decorated with gilt fillets and roulettes and cold fleurons, framed in gold and decorated with a cold plate on the boards, edges gilt. Papeterie Berthé Royer (label on the first white endpaper)