Hand Colored Wood Engraved Portrait of George Sand from a design by Emile Bayard engraved by E. Yon"Histoire Populaire Contemporaine de la France"

By: Bayard, Emile-Antoine ; E. Yon

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from "Histoire Populaire Contemporaine de la France"; 1 pages; Interesting 19th Century wood engraved portrait of George Sand from a design by Emile Bayard by E. Yon. Image measures 7 1/4" X 6" (14" x 11" matted). Clean sharp nicely colored image, matted in white stock with clear mylar. Taken from "Histoire Populaire Contemporaine de la France" This portrait represents the older George Sand, wearing a velvet cloak and holding a book. Emile-Antoine Bayard (November 2, 1837 – 6 December 1891) was a French illustrator born in La Ferté-sous-Jouarre, Seine-et-Marne. A student of Léon Cogniet, he is best known by many for his illustration of Cosette from Les Misérables by Victor Hugo. Between 1857 and 1864, he worked in the mediums of charcoal drawings, paintings, watercolors, woodcuts, engravings, and lithographs. E. Yon was a skilled French etcher and engraver in the 19th century.

Title: Hand Colored Wood Engraved Portrait of George Sand from a design by Emile Bayard engraved by E. Yon"Histoire Populaire Contemporaine de la France"

Author Name: Bayard, Emile-Antoine ; E. Yon

Categories: Art and Art History, 19th Century, Literature,

Publisher: Paris, Librairie de L'Hachette: 1864

Binding: Engraving

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 7 1/4" X 6"

Seller ID: 41882

Keywords: Literary Authors 19th Century Engravings French Authors George Sand Famous French Women