1877 Woodcut Duchess Orleans Audience King Avenge Husband Death Brother XEF4

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This is an original 1877 black and white woodcut of the "Duchess of Orleans, with Her Youngest Son, Before the King, Complains of the Murder of her Husband," his brother, and asks vengeance upon the murderers.

CONDITION

This 134+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light fading throughout piece. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Woodcut; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 4 inches; 11 x 10 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)

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