Lingerie ( “Lingere” 18th French) This unique and rare French copperplate engraving from 1786 depicts patterns for ladies and gents nightwear. The simplicity of the composition along with the detailed beauty of the engraving process makes this a stand- out piece. Printed on the finest hot press art paper, we present this distinctive print in two wood frames: a weathered gray and cream, and a distressed silver. This piece pairs beautifully with Lingerie Taupe, 1786, another rare print showing different patterns in a reverse color scheme.
This print is part is inspired by artwork from our family collections. My mother especially had a love for engravings, and we are pleased to share the incredible craftsmanship of centuries past with all of you.
This piece weighs approx. 4 lbs., and measures:
Gray w/ Cream: 22.50" H x 18.5" W
Distressed Silver Finish: 21.25" x 17.25" W