1934 Print Lyon France Rhone Alpes Fountain Apartments Jacobins Temple XGT7

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This is an original 1934 halftone print of the fountain of the Place des Jacobins in Lyon, France. The fountain was originally created by Andre Gaspard and contains a small temple with four statues of famous men from Lyon. They are Gerard Audran, William Coustou, Hyppolite Flandrian, and Philbert Delorme. There are also three muses on the bottom of the fountain. What a nice spot to take a cool dip on a hot day!

CONDITION

This 77+ 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 Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.25 x 7.75 inches; 13 x 20 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 has obtained this exclusive collection of rare halftone prints from a journey taken by Philip Gibbs, who traveled through Switzerland, France, Hungary, Austria, Italy and the Saar during the spring and summer months of 1934. The illustrations were crafted by E. Lander, who portrayed scenes in Moret, Vezelay, Paris, Sens, Stuttgart, Avallon and others. Additional illustrations included that of a labor camp in Munich, cityscapes, churches and cathedrals, as well as scenes of the rise of the malicious German military prior to the onset of World War II.

This piece was illustrated by Lander, E. . Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Audran, Coustou, Flandrin, Delorme, Gaspard, Statue, Prewar

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