Henri III visiting his menagerie of monkeys and parrots
Exceptional in size and quality of execution mezzotint engraving by Louis René Lucien Rollet (1809 Paris-1862 Paris) after a painting by Pierre Charles Comte (1823 Lyon-1895 Paris).
subject: 64.7 x 96.3 cm (25.47 x 37.91 inches)
sheet: 93 x 123 cm (36.61 x 48.42 inches)
Paris published by François Delarue editor 68 rue JJ Rousseau. New York published by Fishel Adler Schwartz 94 Fulton street.
Very fine proof on china applied with exceptional contrast, and in good condition.
Pierre Charles Comte generally offers scenes retracing the history of the Valois, in well-structured compositions, with a precise drawing; here a scene illustrating Henry III among his monkeys and parrots.
Louis René Lucien Rollet was a remarkable mezzotint french engraver.
Good condition. This work has been restaured by a professional & accurate restaurer.
Very decorative and sensitive.
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Antique etching 19th c Historical Scene Henri III Visiting His Menagerie Of Monkeys And Parrots By Rollet After Pierre Charles Comte