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Zal And Rudabeh

1882. Etching on chine-collé, signed in plate lower left, 15.2 x 20cm. Discolouration to edges of margins.

Illustration for the book, The Epic of Kings, Stories Retold from Firdusi by Helen Zimmern, 1882. Held in the British Museum collection.

Chine-collé, a process developed in the 19th century, enabled artists to print on delicate papers imported from China. This tissue paper (“chine”) was glued (“collé”) to a heavier paper support as it passed through the etching press. Ref: IFPDA.

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Item #CL168-2

Price (AUD): $770.00  Other currencies

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