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1875 Chromolithograph Renaissance Ceiling Palais Justice Rouen Design LOR1
1875 Chromolithograph Renaissance Ceiling Palais Justice Rouen Design LOR1

1875 Chromolithograph Renaissance Ceiling Palais Justice Rouen Design LOR1

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This gorgeous, rare original 1875 color chromolithograph depicts the incredibly ornate ceiling of the Grand Chambre du Parlement de Normandie (Grand Chamber of the Parliament of Normandy) that can be seen at the Palais de Justice (Palace of Justice) in Rouen, France. Although the oak ceiling had become a rather depressing shade of black over the years, it is portrayed here in all its former glory.

A unique feature of this illustration, which may be difficult to see in the digital image, is the use of gold ink that not only shimmers when it catches the light but also accentuates some of the finer details which might otherwise be missed.

CONDITION

This 136+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Chromolithograph; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 13 inches; 23 x 33 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 pleased to offer a rare collection of chromolithographs in fantastic condition. These colorful, interesting pieces provide valuable glimpses into many of designs, motifs, and decorative styles from historical eras such as that of the ancient Egyptians, Byzantines, Greco-Romans and of course the Middle Ages and High Renaissance. The Medieval designs also feature a wide variety of manuscript illuminations that are absolutely stunning. Virtually unseen online, these items would be magnificent framed.

Keywords specific to this image: historical, geometric, decorative, golden, wooden, pattern, relief, motif, Cour d'Assises, landmark, famous

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