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Makriyannis & Zografos. Histoire picturale de la guerre de l'indépendance hellénique, 1926. folio. printed wrappers

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 25,000 GBP

Makriyannis & Zografos. Histoire picturale de la guerre de l'indépendance hellénique, 1926. folio. printed wrappers

Makriyannis & Zografos. Histoire picturale de la guerre de l'indépendance hellénique, 1926. folio. printed wrappers

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 25,000 GBP

Lot sold:

30,000

GBP

MAKRIYANNIS, GENERAL, AND PANAYOTIS ZOGRAFOS


Histoire picturale de la guerre de l'indépendance hellénique. Geneva: Editions d'Art Boissonnas, and Paris: Jean Budry & Cie, [1926]


FIRST EDITION, number 138 of 140 copies, oblong folio (515 x 665mm.), 24 coloured facsimile plates after Zographos, with a livraison of descriptive text by Frédéric Boissonnas and Johannes Gennadius in printed wrappers and containing three photogravure plates, modern vellum-backed cloth portfolio, light soiling and dampstaining, some expert restoration to plates and text


A set of prints after the celebrated series of paintings commissioned by General Makriyannis sometime during the 1830s from the painter Panayotis Zographos. The subjects vividly depict episodes from the Greek War of Independence, the last being a memorial list of philhellenes active in Greece during the war.

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