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1931 Lithograph Joseph Grimaldi English Clown Costume Pantomime Theatre AEC2

1931 Lithograph Joseph Grimaldi English Clown Costume Pantomime Theatre AEC2

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"Le Clown Anglais Grimaldi"

This is an original 1931 black and white in-text lithograph of a 19th century engraving of the famous English clown, Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837).

CONDITION

This 82+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Lithograph; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.25 x 4.75 inches; 13 x 12 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)

"To amuse oneself in order that one may exert oneself, as Anacharsis puts it, seems right; for amusement is a sort of relaxation, and we need relaxation because we cannot work continuously.Ó (Aristotle) Throughout the ages human beings have sought amusement in the form of theatre, plays, dance, opera, the circus, caberets, etc. Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of historic images, including photolithographs, pochoirs, and lithographs, from 1931 of these amusing diversions.

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