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1930 Print Clement Ader Sculpture Paul Landowski Muret ORIGINAL HISTORIC ILL3

1930 Print Clement Ader Sculpture Paul Landowski Muret ORIGINAL HISTORIC ILL3

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This is an original 1930 print of a monument by sculptor, Paul Landowski, in Muret, France to the memory of ClŽment Ader (1841-1925), the French inventor considered the "Father of Aviation."

Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptional and exclusive collection of original prints and covers from L'Illustration, a weekly French journal published in Paris, France. Founded by ƒdouard Charton, the first issue was published on March 4, 1843. The magazine ceased publication in 1944. L'Illustration was known for its extensive use of beautiful illustrative material as well as for its articles. The illustrated pieces represent some of the finest quality printing from that eraÐÐusing as many as a dozen unique inks, metallic inks, emboss and deboss dies, and they were printed on a variety of the finest textured and untextured papers. Much sought after by collectors, these prints and covers are eminently suitable for framing.


This 81+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some light aging in the bottom margin --please see image. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Sepia
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 14 inches; 24 x 36 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)