1915 Color Print Cityscape Hotel de Ville Town Hall Forestier Brussels XGQB2

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This is an original 1915 color print of a cityscape of Brussels, Belgium featuring the gothic Hotel de Ville, also known as Town Hall. At the top of the spire stands a gilt metal statue of the patron saint of Brussels, archangel Michael, slaying a devil.

CONDITION

This 96+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 6.5 inches; 11 x 17 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)

This piece was illustrated by Forestier, Amedee.

Forestier, Amedee

Amedee Forestier (1854 Ð 1930) was an Anglo-French artist and illustrator who specialized in historical scenes and landscapes. He was born in Paris and illustrated for The Illustrated London News, the Windsor Magazine and for several novels. He was known for his attention to detail in archaeological representations of finds, such as of the prehistoric man. He also worked at the Royal Ontario Museum and the Museum of London.

Keywords specific to this image: architecture, horse and buggy

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