[Colour plate] Billmark, Carl Johan
Sankt Olof - Sigtuna / Saint Olaf - Sigtuna.
Imp. Lemercier, Paris. 1857-1859. Image area 34,5 x 27,5 cm. Whole sheet 52 x 36 cm. Colour printed lithograph.
Large margins. A few minor tears and breaks to the outer margins, otherwise in fine condition.
A lithograph showing a camp fire at a ruin in the ancient town of Sigtuna. The plate was printed by Lemercier in Paris, the leading firm in Europe at the time. Billmark was educated at Forsell´s engraving school in Stockholm, but soon turned to lithography, and after settling in Paris developed a brilliant talent. His work has allways been sought after.
Item No: 1791