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Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptional and exclusive collection of original prints, articles, and covers from L'Illustration, a weekly French newspaper 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 75+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No water damage. There is a small tear in the bottom margin of the fourth page. Please note that the areas of gold ink appear brown in the digital image.
This piece was illustrated by Memling, Hans. There is no visible artist signature.
Keywords specific to this image: Three Kings, Magi, Nativity, Birth of Christ, religious, martyrdom, Christ Child