Christy, Eugène. Christy, Eugène. Motifs de Décoration Usuelle... Compositions d…
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Christy, Eugène.

Christy, Eugène. Motifs de Décoration Usuelle... Compositions de Ornementation. Paris, A. Guérinère, c. 1880. 30 cartons (plates) with original albumen prints, altogether 225 illustrations with motifs. Loose plates in läd. Portfolio d. Approx. 20.5:16cm. D.Debes, Das Ornament, Lpz. 1956, no.1418, p.67. Cf. Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Vorlagenwerke 222 - Original photographic originals are rare, as they were inferior to chromolithic reproductions. reproduction. Schneider-Henn, Ornament, p.8, mentions - apart from rare precursors - the first masterpieces equipped with original photographs around 1870.

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Christy, Eugène.

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