This wonderful hand coloured lithograph print was produced in France during the 19th century, circa 1840. The title reads ‘Le Petit St. Jean Baptiste. El Santisimo Joanna Batisto. The Litell St. John.’ The print depicts the The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist. This fabulous print will display excellently. Please see our collection of 19th century art and antiques listed separately in our store.
The print was engraved by the French lithographer Thomas Napoleon (b 1810). The print was published and printed by Jean-Baptiste Gadola (1818-1870) in Lyon, Maesani in Paris and by Forgues in Toulouse and Marseille.
The print is housed behind wonderful old bubbled glass in its original wood frame with the most ornate embossed and gilded paper covering. This is a decorative print, the perfect item for anyone looking for the shabby chic French look. This item is one of a pair each sold separately.
Measuring: Frame width 11.5 inch (29 cm) by height 14.5 inch (37 cm). Aperture width 9.75 inch (25 cm) by height 13 inch (33 cm).
Condition: Minor surface wear to frame, some lifting to the painted sections of the print, a few minor perforations and some minor discolouration to the paper.
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Please see Museum number: E.1395-1959 in the Victoria and Albert Museum’s online collection or an example by Thomas Napoleon.
Prior to purchase, please study all images and condition information, as these form an integral part of the description.
Antique 19th Century French Religious Lithograph Print John The Baptist Circa 1840 Shabby Chic
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