RARE BEAUTY!!! This is an original 1902 matted chromolithograph that came from an unbound French portfolio, L'Album de la Decoration that featured decorative designs and images for home decor. The designs were used in tapestries, textiles, wall coverings, etc. This is a botanical design that features both the peony and the lilac. Illustrated by C.G Forrer. The image showcases beautifully detailed blossoms with textural quality and soft coloring. Note the intricacies of the blossoms and the leaves. The floral pattern is lush and vibrant. It is in excellent condition and there are no indications of age or wear. Such design plates are RARE as they are very hard to find with the passage of time; this one is a true beauty! It is in rare horizontal format! 11 x 8.25 inches. Comes matted in a neutral tone 16 x 20 custom mat ready for a standard size frame.
Matted 1902 French Botanical Chromolithograph-Peony, Lilac