1820 French antique framed hand painted engraving Hautecoeur Martinet Paris, Opera costume 'le mal de pays', antique wallpaper

1820 French antique framed hand painted engraving Hautecoeur Martinet Paris, Opera costume 'le mal de pays', antique wallpaper

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Charming 1820 hand painted engraving by celebrated Parisian printers Hautecoeur Martinez of Paris.

The artist is the celebrated French 18th Century artist Louis Maleuvre.

Handmade antique gold leaf on paper and glass frame. Please note that the frame has a few signs of wear.

This is a numbered, limited edition rare print. No. 607 (noted in top right corner).

Depiction of a costume from the opera 'le mal de pays or otherwise known a 'la bateliere de brienz. The character depicted is celebrated actress Mademoiselle Leontine Fay in the role of Lisbeth.

This is a treasures which I found at a recent Chateau estate sale in Provence.

'Dans son jus' as they say in France, timeworn but still very special.

Dimensions:

15cm in width x 22.5cm in height

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