Prints / Fashion & Costume

Price: EUR 63,00

[Colour plate] [Boije af Gennäs, Fredrik]

[Fashion plate published for "Konst- och Nyhets Magasin för Medborgare af alla Klasser"]

Plate 8, volume 4. [Stockholm] [1821] Plate mark 20,5 x 18 cm. The whole sheet 27,5 x 22 cm. Hand coloured etching.

Large margins. Very nice condition.

A beautiful plate depicting a chic couple dressed in the typical high waist fashion of the era. "Konst- och Nyhets Magasin för Medborgare af alla Klasser" was the first fashion magazine published in Sweden. It was an important forerunner to other illustrated periodicals as well as a cultural inspiration with numerous plates and articles on art, fashion and breaking news. It was published by Fredrik Boije af Gennäs - who designed and etched most of the plates - in five volumes 1818-1823, (continued 1823-1844 in a smaller format under the name"Magasin för konst nyheter och moder").

Item No: 3596