Considérations Sur Les Bêtes à Laine Au Milieu De Xixe Siècle, Et Notice Sur La Race De La Charmoise
by Rosa Bonheur

Available at Sylvan Cole Gallery

  • Date: 1851
  • Type: Prints
  • Medium: Lithograph
  • Edition size: unknown, but very small
  • Image Size: 10.375 x 6.5 inches
  • Sheet Size: 10.375 x 6.5 inches
  • Signed: Unsigned
  • Condition: Pristine
  • Price: Price on Application

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Malingié-Nouel, Edouard. Considérations sur les bêtes à laine au milieu de XIXe siècle, et notice sur la race de la charmoise. Paris: printed by Firmin Didot for Dusacq, 1851. First and only edition of this rare study of wool-bearing animals, especially the charmoise sheep, a breed developed by the author. 79 pp plus four full-page lithographed plates, three of which are CHARMING DEPICTIONS OF SHEEP, ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS BY SOULANGE-TESSIER AFTER ROSA BONHEUR, the most celebrated female painter of the 19th century. 4to. Attractively bound in 19th-century quarter morocco and decorated boards. Some spotting of text pages caused by impurities in paper. The lithographs, on far superior paper, are fine and bright. Rare.

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