SETTE, After Jules
Paris, London & New York: Goupil & Vibert, Charles Tilt and Bailly, Ward & Co, [circa 1850]. Lithograph, coloured by hand, by Lemercier. Sheet size: 24 1/8 x 18 1/4 inches.
A highly accomplished decorative flower bouquet after Jules Sette.
Jules Sette exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1836 to 1846 and painted portraits, still-lives fruit and flowers. The present finely balanced bouquet includes an excellent combination of shape and colours and includes accurate depictions of roses, iris, pinks, narcissi, peony and morning glory.
Hardouin-Fugier & Grafe French Flower Painters of the 19th Century p. 359.