March 07, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
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Marquis de Lafayette, Collection of Engravings, Lithographs, Sheet Music, and Ephemera from European Artists and Publishers

Group of 25 prints, all related to Marquis de la Fayette. Ranging in size from 9.5 x 12.5 in. to 3.5 x 5 in. (print area). Two are labeled as proofs; one has pencil markings "first plate;" one is hand colored. Verso of each with Catalog No. and "P.C. No." Most are shoulder- or half-length portraits of the marquis, some with powdered hair/wig, some as an older man with short hair. One shows a reception of LaFayette in the United States (his second trip, as he has the later hair style). A couple have LaFayette and other French notables (Rochambo, Mirabeau, Buffon, etc.).

Not all have lithographers marked (and a couple are too light to read), but the printers and cities include:

Lambert, Paris
Bove, Paris
F. Bohn, n.p. (caption in Dutch)
Jos. Hutter, Augs. (Augsburg)
Madan, n.p.
Brand, Leipzig
Muller, n.p. (caption in German)
H. Brunet & Cie., Lyon
Cereghetti, Paris
E. Ardit, Paris
"Per Cino. Ferrario"
Baerentzen & Co. lith. Inst., [Copenhagen]
Suireau, Nantes
Degobert, Brussels
Saetens & Fils, La Haye (The Hague?)



About 1/3 are mounted at top on card stock. Most show handling wear and foxing. A few seem to have been removed from a bound volume.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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