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[Colour plate] [Boije af Gennäs, Fredrik]

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

Plate 28, volume 4. [Stockholm] [1822] Plate mark 20 x 16,5 cm. The whole sheet 28 x 22 cm. Hand coloured etching.

Large margins. A coupe of very small brown spots. 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: 3598