ARMENIEN. Costumes de l'Empire Ottoman 9.
$375 / ≈ €350
The lithographed are beautifully finished with water color and gum Arabic. Good detail of the costume.
From the series Costumes du Caucase. Very rare as the series was only published in instalments in the 1840's.
Prince Grigory Grigorievich Gagarin was born Saint-Petersburg, Russia (11 May 1810) and died in Châtellerault, France (30 January 1893). He was a Russian painter, Major General and administrator.
Gagarin travelled to the Caucasus (1839-1840) following his friend Mikhail Lermontov. Gagarin's Caucasian period was probably the most prolific period of his artistic career. He drew numerous drawings and watercolors depicting battle scenes, Caucasian warriors and Russian soldiers as well as genre scenes of the life of people of the Caucasus.
These works were later reproduced as color lithographs in the album series "Le Caucase Pittoresque", (Paris, 1847-1859) and Scènes, paysages, mœurs et costumes du Caucase (Paris, 1845-1846).
Other works by Prince Grigory Grigorievich Gagarin. [+]
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