Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 284

Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
BILLMARK, CARL JOHANN. Sverige Teckningar. "Sweden Drawings" title from front cover, 3 lithographed contents leaves, lithographed dedication leaf and 42 color-tinted lithographs finished by hand. Folio, 21x16 inches, original calf-backed gilt-lettered purple cloth, spine and board edges faded, spine caps renewed; plates with minimal foxing. [Stockholm, circa 1850]

Additional Details

Beautiful plates of scenery by one of Sweden's most prolific early nineteenth-century landscape painters. The first 12 plates consist of views in and around Gripsholm Castle followed by 12 views concerned with sites in Uppsala and Sigtuna and then 12 views in and around Skokloster Castle; all three with a separate title list. The collection finishes with 6 views in Stockholm.