Our authentic antique lithographs, and hand-colored engravings, of palms, will bring the feeling of the Tropics into your home. Beautifully framed, sets of palm trees, ready to hang. Some of the decorative antique prints in this collection, date as early as the mid seventeen hundreds, while most were published in the mid to late 1800’s.
Set of Two Framed Antique Lithographs of Palm Trees, Burlwood Frames.
Ready to hang. A beautiful small folio hand finished color lithographs published from 1869-1896 in Belgium. Used as illustrations for L’Illustration Horticole. It was a horticultural magazine issued by subscription. This was during the mid to late eighteen hundreds. Each piece has archival framing. Including a double rag matting with a hint of crème and UV glass. Framed in a high end high gloss burl wood molding. Each piece measures 20×24″. The pair for $750. with free U.S. shipping. Call Anne at 413-245-4197.
Antique Engravings of Palm Trees – Art from 18th & 19th Centuries
The following gallery of antique prints, are all more than 100 years old. Published for books, and magazines of sorts, centuries ago. We look for best , very good and exceptional condition. Due to the high quality of the paper, having no acid, as the colors have not seen light, preserved in volumes, and catalogs.
Here, the illustrations are in the form of engravings. Some are over 250 years old. Most of our antique engravings, were engraved by a highly specialized craftsman. He cut into a thin sheet of copper, with tools called burins. Furthermore, all were printed in black inks, and printed onto rag papers, specific to print the inked engravings onto. Many were illuminated with watercolors. The watercolor pigments in these palms, is so strong, they have withstood a century or more.
Large Hand-Finished Watercolor Lithographs of Palms, 1869-1896
These antique prints are all more than 100 years old. These pieces are available. Sourced from a Belgian periodic nursery catalog entitled L’Illustration Horticole. Published from 1869-1896. Others come from Flore des Serres which date 1845-1888, also Belgian.
The obsolete printing technique is lithography or printing from limestone. Each color had an individual key stoned plate for that exact color. Most of the antique lithographs were hand finished with watercolors. Measuring @10 1/2 x 13″ some have center folds, as issued. Brilliant intense colors.
Each piece will mat up beautifully to 16×20.” Professional, archival picture framing starts at $225. plus shipping. The finished sizes of these with about a 2 1/2″ double rag mat and UV glass and frame. Each piece would finish about 22 x 26,” plus or minus your width of picture frame.
Set of three framed antique lithographs of Palms, in gold bamboo frames.
Ready to ship: framed antique lithographs, set of three palms. Gold leafing over red paint onto bamboo practically brings the 19th century lithographs to life. Belgian antique lithographs which finished watercolors. Date 1869-1896. These old prints are all more than 100 years of age. Archival framing supplies have been used in the picture framing. . While they would fit perfectly over a sofa or headboard, they would also look great in a dining room. Each piece measures 19x 23″.
Small Antique Lithographs of Palm Trees Published 1860-1900
The following pieces are more than 100 years of age. Antique lithographs from a Belgian periodic publication entitled L’Illustration Horticole and dating from 1869-1896. Others come from Flore des Serres which date 1845-1888, also Belgian. The obsolete printing technique is lithography or printing from limestone. Each color had an individual key stoned plate for that exact color. Most of the antique lithographs were hand finished with watercolors.
The colors in the antique lithographs are vivid and bright.
Complete your tropical theme whether it is for an ocean side home or in a breakfast nook. The previous galleries are old engravings and antique lithographs which are more than 100 years old! Shop from our unusual selection of botanical prints of cycads and more in a variety of sizes and price ranges. Bring the feeling of the tropics into your everyday life by adding fine antique prints to your home décor.
The Art of Antique Lithography, in Brief:
Lithography is an antique printing method. Generally a lithograph was printed in one color. A type of greasy crayon was used to draw onto a special type of limestone, with just the right porosity. After the image was completed, the limestone was emerged into nitric acid, burning away what was not under the greasy crayon, leaving that portion in relief. It was inked up and printed. The image frequently was illuminated with watercolors.
Chromo or color-lithography is an antique printing method whereas each color was printed from a key stoned limestone plate. An extended version of lithography, quite laborious requiring a very skilled craftsman to get the registration just right and not distorted. Botanical illustrations done this way were frequently hand finished with water colors and almubin, egg whites or gum Arabic to enhance the image.
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