A stunning suite of TWENTY LARGE FOLIO WOOD ENGRAVINGS by Maurice Baud after paintings executed by Auguste Baud-Bovy between 1886 and 1898, depicting 19th-century Alpine life and landscapes in all of their picturesque austerity
51.9 x 31.7 x 0 cm
Edition limited to 171 copies, of which this is number 41, one of 150 on fine wove paper, printed for M.C. François and SIGNED BY BAUD
Half-title spotted, last leaf (wood engraving no. 20) with some small marginal tears, else FINE AND BRIGHT.
Genève: Cercle des Arts & des Lettres, 1901. 28 pages plus 20 full-page hors-texte wood-engravings. Complete with detailed letterpress descriptions. Absolutely complete, with ALL PRINTED TISSUE-GUARDS PRESENT. Large folio (51.9 x 39.7 cm). Loose as issued in publisher's attractive cloth portfolio.
Auguste Baud-Bovy was a Swiss painter born in 1848, in Geneva. He was best known for his landscape paintings. Read More