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Engelmann, G. (Godefroy), 1788–1839
Album chromolithographique, ou, Recueil d'essais du nouveau procédé d'impression lithographique en coleurs : inventé par Engelmann père et fils à Mulhouse : brevet d'invention 1837.
Additional Title(s):

Album chromolithographique

Recueil d'essais du nouveau procédé d'impression lithographique en coleurs
Paris : J. Risler fils ; [1838?]
Leipzig : Del Vecchio, [1838?]
Physical Description:
[2] p., 8 leaves of plates ; col. ill. ; 42 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2012 29
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The plates are signed "Huber". The lithographer is probably Rudolf Huber, a Swiss artist who worked with Engelmann at about this time.
The plates reproduce work by Greuze, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Piquet de Brienne, and other French artists.
Date of publicataion from Twyman.
Cover title.
Lithographed throughout.
Weber, W. History of lithography, p. 83.
Twyman, M. Lithography, 1800-1850, p. 160.
BAC: British Art Center copy incomplete: lacks three plates. In original chromolithographed wrappers; unbound. Red ink stamp of Albert Maroni on each plate.
Subject Terms:
Chromolithography -- France -- 19th century.
Chromolithography -- Technique.
Color printing -- Technique.
Maroni, Albert, -- Stamp.
Chromolithographs -- 1838.
Huber, Rudolf, 1770-1844, lithographer.
Greuze, Jean-Baptiste, 1725-1805, ill.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, ill.
Piquet de Brienne, Auguste, 1789-ca. 1860, ill.

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