BRUNELLESCHI, Umberto / Houville, Gérard d'.

Les Masques et les personnages de la comédie italienne.

aux bureaux du Journal des Dames et des Modes
Size : 38,5 x 50,5 cm
Color : Hand Colored
Reference : 494-2

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Suite of 12 LARGE AND BEAUTIFUL POCHOIRS BY UMBERTO BRUNELLESCHI illustrating the characters of the commedia dell'arte: Harlequin, Doctor Ballanzone, Brighella, Coralline, Florindo, Giacometta, Mezzetin and Columbine, Pantalon, Rosaura, Scaramouche, Tartaglia and Trivellino. The plates were engraved by H. Reidel, stencilled by Gréningaire fils & Cie, printed by MM. Braun, and commented on by Marie de Régnier d'Houville, née Heredia, better known as Gérard d'Houville, with Pozzoli for the typography.

The plates have been pinned (corners), some foxing to the plate Mezzetin et Colombine, with small paper loss in the lower margin. Paper sleeve creased (upper cover). Case in need of restoration.

Colas 1499

BRUNELLESCHI, Umberto / Houville, Gérard d'.