Lot 296: Winterhalter, Franz Xaver.
Fine Literature - Illustrated & Children's Books
December 13, 2012
San Francisco, CA, USA
Winterhalter, Franz Xaver.
Printing plate for Winterhalter's portrait of Napoleon III.
Engraved steel plate. Image 19x11.8 cm. (7½x4½"), title engraved in lower margin. Overall 28x20.2 cm. (11x8").
No place: Late 19th century
Original printing plate for Franz Xaver Winterhalter's portrait of Napoleon III. Engraved by John Sartain.
Light surface wear, some rust in upper corner of margins; very good.