Adele-Anais Toudouze for La Mode Magazine Hand-Colored Engraving
An 1850 century hand-tinted engraving illustration for the 19th century Philadelphia periodical Graham’s Magazine by French painter and illustrator Adele-Anais Toudouze (1822-1899), titled Le Follet. The image depicts two women in fashionable brightly colored gowns. One is seated and reading a letter as the other looks on. The print is signed in-plate in the lower left corner. The title is printed in the lower margin. More information about the image was originally printed below this, but it is either hidden below the matting or cut away from this particular print. The print is matted in white and presented behind glass in a thin black and gilt frame. A wire is attached to the verso for hanging. More information about the artist can be found under Related Links.
-water damage to lower margin of matting. Surface damage across frame.