Prints / Art & Architecture

Price: EUR 60,00

[Colour plate] Billmark, Carl Johan

Domkyrkans norra sidoport - Upsala / Porte laterale de la Cathedrale, cote Nord - Upsal [and] Domkyrkans södra sidoport - Upsala / Porte latérale de la Cathédrale, cote Sud - Upsal.

Imp. Lemercier Paris. 1857-1859. Folio. 2 plates. Image areas 41 x 27,5 cm and 39 x 27,5 cm. Whole sheets 52 x 37 and 51,5 x 36 cm. Colour printed lithograph.

Waters stain in the lower margins of both the plates. A few short tears and spots to the margins. Image areas in very nice condition.

Outstanding lithographs. One of them depicts a procession coming out of the northern entrance of Uppsala Chatedral and the other shows beggars outside the side entrance of the Cathedral as well as two women being greeted by a soldier This is one of Billmarks best work. The plates were 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: 3175