Plate Books / Art & Architecture

Price: EUR 120,00

[Plate book] Billmark, C. J.

Chateau Royal d´Ulriksdal.

Paris. Aug. et Eug. Bry Imprimeur. 1871. Folio (43 x 29,5 cm.). Title + 17 tinted lithographs.

Contemporary brown half calf. Gilt title on the front board. The images printed on china paper and mounted on heavy paper. Marbled edges. Worn binding. Scratched boards. Top of spine missing, bottom cracked. Some brown spots in the margins of the plates. The last plate with more brown spots. Back fly leaf with brown spots.

An album showing the interiors of the Royal Country Palace of Ulriksdal, just outside Stockholm. Also, two exteriors. This album was published one year after the artist Billmark died, and became the last work by Swedens greatest lithographer. Billmark was educated in Forsells engraving school in Stockholm, but soon changed to lithography and continued his education and work in Paris, where he lived most of his life.

Item No: 256