[A Moorish gateway through a Spanish town's walls.]
[Paris: A. Hauser, n.d., c.1842.]
Tinted lithograph with large margins. Printed area 435 x 280mm (17¼ x 10½"). Laid on album paper, partial publisher's blind stamp 'España artística y monumental' in inscription area. Slight crease.
A riverside scene, with boats pulled up under the town's walls, probably Algeciras, by Jenaro Pérez Villaamil (1807-54), regarded as one of the foremost painters of the of the Galician Romantic Movement. Most of his paintings are exhibited at Museo del Prado in Madrid. The Frontispiece to "Espana Artistica".
From a scrapbook compiled by Rev. Willaim Bradford (1780-1857), Chaplain and war artist during the Peninsula Wars.
[Ref: 33364] £240.00