This beautiful hand colored theatre costume illustration is from 'La Sylphide' and described as 'Travestissemens (disguises) Costumes: Francois 1st-Louis XIII-Louis XV'
Published by Mr Villemessant, Director, rue Lafitte No1, Maison Doree, it features three actors dressed in the described costumes.
The man has doffed his wide black hat to the ladies, who wear green silk trimmed with Ermine, and rich carmine and white trimmed with gold braid.
It is signed by the artist Nuna lower left, and numbered 11 lower right.
Blank verso and measuring 6 3/4" x 10 1/4" it is in very good Antique condition.
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