Théodore CHASSERIAU. Illustrations for Othello, 15 engraved prints

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Théodore CHASSERIAU (1819-1856)

Illustrations for Shakespeare’s Othello. Series of 15 engraved plates without title page or frontispiece.
Etching on China paper maroufled onto vellum

Fine series from 1844 edition for Cabinet de l’Amateur

Each approx: 36 x 26,2 cm (14 x 10-1/4 in.).
Cropped margins, approx: 41 x 42 cm (16 x 16-1/2 in.) ; 38 x 30 cm (15 x 11-3/4 in.) ; 42 x 32 cm (16-1/2 x 12-1/2 in.).

Slightly yellowed, browned borders, few breaks, stains, foxing; Plate no. 3 has breaks on the upper border, copperplate mark is fractured in upper section.

Bibliography:
- J.M. Fisher pl. I-XV

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  15
  • Expertissim Reference: 2012110302