1859 Steel Engraving Porte Saint Denis Paris Monument Blondel Thomas Allom XGSB6

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This is an original 1859 black and white steel engraving of the Porte Saint Denis in Paris, France, which was originally commissioned by King Louis XIV for his victories in Franche-Comté, as well as on the Rhine. The structure was designed and constructed by architect Francois Blondel with the aid of sculptor Michel Anguier in 1672.

CONDITION

This 152+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Moderate wrinkling. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is a partial blind emboss stamp on this engraving located in the top portion; it does not affect the integrity of the engraving. These engravings were obtained from the the State of Michigan as we acquired several collections from the historic archives/library. The stamp does not include any ink and does not break through the paper in any manner.

  • Product Type: Original Steel Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.5 x 3.5 inches; 9 x 9 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is excited to offer items from a collection of exquisite steel engravings depicting Paris and its surrounding areas during the 1800s. This collection includes images of Parisian historic landmarks, cityscapes, cultural scenes and more. Behold the beauty of historic France during the 1800s, through the sensational clarity and enchantment of these artistic steel engravings.

This piece was illustrated by Allom, Thomas. There is no visible artist signature.

Reproductive art by R. Wallis.

Keywords specific to this image: Parisian Monument, French Historic Landmarks

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