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    Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761–1845),

    Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761–1845), "L'Envie"

    $300 (approx conversion from £220)

    Item details

    Louis-Léopold Boilly (French, 1761–1845)
    "L'Envie"
    Hand-coloured lithograph
    Titled, signed and dated 1824
    within the plate
    Measures 50 cm x 43.1 cm (Framed)

    An attractive print depicting "L'Envie" ("Envy"): a pretty and fashionably turned-out girl, with stylishly coiffured hair, shows jewels and luxurious shawl to a dowdily dressed companion who wears a foulard (headscarf). 

    Plate 46 from Boilly's influential "Recueil des profils et grimaces" ("Collection of profiles and grimaces"), a series of 95 satirical lithographs, printed and published at the studio of François-Séraphin Delpech (1778-1825), Paris.

    An immaculately presented image. Beautifully framed and glazed with a double French mount and a hand-marbled outer mat with a gilded apperture.

    Dimensions
    W: 43.1cm  (17")H: 50cm  (19.7")
    Code
    10527
    Period
    19th Century, Georgian (1714 to 1837), Biedermeier (c. 1815-1848), Empire

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