Oct 21, 2021 - Sale 2583

Sale 2583 - Lot 7

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(CHARLES NÈGRE) (1820-1880)
A portfolio titled Charles Nègre, Treize Hèliogravures 1854-1857.

Text by André Jammes. Complete with 13 hand-pulled photogravures printed from Nègre's original steel plates, including a cliché-verre; the images measuring from 2x2 1/4 to 28x18 1/2 inches (5.1x5.7 to 71.1x47 cm.), the sheets from 19 1/2x16 and 32 3/4x25 1/2 inches (49.5x40.6 and 83.2x64.8 cm.), with the edition notation 84/100, in pencil, and the Atelier Saint-Prex's embossed logo in the margin; the 2 largest plates with printed titles and credits. Elephant folio-sized cloth box with a printed label; the tall 4to in wrappers with Jammes' historical notations and an additional plate Portrait d'Ingres (1844) laid in; contents loose, as issued; in the original shipping box. FROM AN EDITION OF 100 SETS.
Genève, Switzerland: Atelier de Saint-Prex, 1982