Antique Print-FRENCH REVOLUTION-NATURE CULT-BAPTISM-FRANCE-Lacroix-1884

Price: € 22,50

Subject: Plate: 'Le Culte Naturel.' (The Natural Cult). The Revolution replaces the Christian church with a Cult of Nature like the former church, it holds ceremonies of baptism (shown here), marriage and so on.
Condition: Excellent given its age. General age related toning and occasional light staining / foxing. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original wood engravings with a lithograpic tone background on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 28 x 18 cm. The image size is ca. 19 x 15 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 11 x 7.1 inch. The image size is ca. 7.5 x 5.9 inch.
Part Number: 25155
Location: C154-25
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Directoire, consulat en empire. Moeurs et usages, lettres, sciences et arts. France. 1795-1815.' (Customs, habits and costumes of France during the Empire period, 1795-1815).), by Paul Lacroix, published in Paris by Firmin-Didot et Cie. , 1884.

Artists and Engravers: Paul Lacroix (1806-1884), French author and journalist. He is best known under his pseudonym of P.L. Jacob, bibliophile, or Bibliophile Jacob. The lithograph is by Mauler.