Carte-de-visite of an engraving [?]


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Carte-de-visite of an engraving of a head-and-shoulders vignette view of Schaeffer in 3/4 profile, looking off towards the left-hand side of the image. He is wearing a dark suit, and his spectacles hang from one of his vest buttons. Red imprint on the reverse of E. Neurdein, 28 Bould. de Sébastopol, Paris. Portraits - Vues - Reproductions and with the additional blue ink stamp of Maison Martinet, Hautecoers Ainé Grand Hôtel. Corners rounded. Captioned "Ary Schaeffer" in red type on the lower mount. Some very faint foxing, in in near-fine condition overall, with good strong contrast.

Ary Scheffer (1795-1858); Dutch-French Romantic painter. Scheffer often painted subjects from literature, especially the works of Dante, Byron and Goethe. (Item ID: 12618)

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