Vintage Framed Hand Tinted PLATE PRINT of Notre Dame Cathedral
Vintage/antique matted and framed,
hand tinted plate print of the Cathedral Notre Dame, France.
We are very pleased to be ale to offer
for your consideration this wonderful vintage plate print of
the Cathedral Notre Dame.
This is a wonderful hand tinted plate
print of the Cathedral Notre Dame as seen from the Cours Antatole.
The hand tinted colors are very skillfully applied, the towers
of the cathedral look to be catching the last rays of a fall
sunset. The somber lighting is perfect for reflecting the subdued
mood of the two people seen in the foreground of the image.
The plate border impression can be clearly seen, and there is
a signature in the lower right corner, partially obscured by
the matte. The image impression measures 14 3/4 inches wide,
by 10 1/8 inches tall. The hand cut bevel matte is a faded beige
in color with three and ruled border pin stripes in red and
white pigments. The image area of the matte is approximately
15 inches wide, by 10 5/8 inches tall. The frame is a faded
gold in color, with very nice corner accents that look very
much like gothic arches, bracketing roundels in each corner.
The frame measures 22 1/8 inches wide, by 18 inches wide. The
framed print weighs approximately 4 pounds. The back of the
frame was once covered with a heavy brown paper, but all that
remains is a partial strip of tape with a faded words identifying
Condition- The condition of this framed
print is good. The print is in very good condition, there are
no tears, stains, or fading. The frame has some wear at the
corners but no major chips. The frame has a very nice patina
which adds greatly to the character of the piece. But I would
replace the backing board with an acid free board, and reseal
If you are a collector of antique
or vintage prints featuring iconic architecture, this piece
would be a wonderful addition to any collection. I only wish
we had more information about the artist.
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