Rare Large Format Folio Print From Le Costume Historique. Published by Firmin-Didot et Cie. Rare Original Large format folio print from. Approx Size of Mount: 18" x 13.5". Approx Visible Size of Print.14.5" x 10" Inches Approx. Original Antique Chromo lithograph Print from 1888, not a modern reproduction, as such only one available. Freshly doubled mounted, backed and sealed - ready for you to frame. Genuine Antique Print - Not a modern reproduction.
As the print is old there maybe some minor marks, signs of age spots etc to the edges, you will receive the item pictured, so the photographs are integral to the description, condition report and listing. The cheaper examples you see listed are smaller later reproductions and don't come close to the real thing. This was one of the most elaborate and detailed costume books ever produced, if not the single most ambitious such work. It is still an invaluable reference, but it functions fabulously well simply as visual entertainment, Racinet also serves up a healthy helping of accessories and interiors throughout the ages.Like Racinet's other masterpiece, "L'Ornement Polychrome", the chromolithography of this work is exceptionally brilliant. It is still an invaluable reference, but it functions fabulously well simply as visual entertainment, Racinet also serves up a healthy h. This item is in the category "Art\Fine Art Prints".london" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.