antique prints, maps and watercolors

after Adolphe Deveria. (A Lady Dressed for the Hunt) Paris: Rittner et Goupil, ca. 1840. $250.00

click for detailed image goupil2vlg.jpg "Costume de Chasse du temps de la Fronde"

This wealthy French woman is outfitted in the finest of mid 17th century hunting attire including an elaborately emroidered dress, ribboned and puffed sleeves,  a large feathered hat and gloves.

Adolphe Goupil was the founding member of the Goupil family of publishers who are well known for their remarkably high quality lithographs and beautiful hand coloring.  The earliest prints were created in Paris but demand was so high that the the company expanded into offices throughout Europe and even became the first permanent American branch of a European company in New York.

Finely hand colored lithograph.
17 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches, sheet.
Good condition with evident overall patina and light mat staining.
Beautifully preserved original coloring.