While our images are electronically watermarked, the antique prints themselves are not.
Each print measures approximately 18” by
24” with large margins not fully shown.
This superbly decorative selection of hand coloured
prints is from Millin’s Peintures de Vases Antiques,
or Paintings of Antiques Etruscan Vases published
in 1808. The images are drawn from the Etruscan vases of
the past, including vases from the Malmasion Collection,
Musee Napoleon, Sevres & the Gallitzin Collection. It
was intended to be the most magnificent publication of
the age, dedicated to Queen Josephine. When first
published the work cost 375 francs black and white, and
1125 francs when coloured, definitely a king’s ransom at
It appeared at an exciting time in the history of the
world & America in particular. The renewed interest the
classical architecture of ancient Rome became known as
the neo-classical Federal period in this country,
strongly influencing the luminaries of the new world
such as Jefferson & Washington in their architectural
Each of these magnificent hand coloured prints measures
approximately 18” by 24” with large margins not fully
shown, and is accompanied by a copy of the title page.
The paper is a strong, soft white, watermarked French
The hand coloring has been beautifully rendered in water
colour by one of the last remaining colourists in the
United Kingdom proficient in the technique of painting
these superb depictions. The images do not do justice to
the beauty and intensity of the hand colouring & each
print is a veritable work of art.
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