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Hammarlunds Antikvariat

Sankt Göransgatan 98
112 45 Stockholm
+46-8650 70 02 / 073-775 93 29

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Price: EUR 52,50

[Plate] Billmark, Carl Johan

Wreta Klosters Kyrka / Eglise de l´ancien convent de Wreta, en Suéde.

Paris, imp Lemercier, rue de Seine 55. [1852] 45 x 31,5 cm. Tinted lithograph.

Large margins. A few minor creases to trhe outer margins. Nice condition.

A fine interior of the Wreta Convent Church in western Sweden, one of the oldest churches in the country. The convent was founded around the year 1100 and was closed by king Gustav I in the 1530s during the reformation. The church was then converted to a lutheran country church. Published for the work "Svenska Vuer", an abridged edition of the great work "Pittoresk resetour från Stockholm till Neapel". . Billmark arrived in Paris as a young man and lived there for most of his life, working with the best artists and craftsmen of the time. He produced several lithographic albums of high quality, some depicting european sceneries and some sceneries of his native country. One of the best in his profession. Uncommon.

Item No: 4002