Baugean, Jean-Jerome
1814

Chebec espagnol a voiles latines, courant vent largue.

Chebec espagnol a voiles latines, courant vent largue.

DESCRIPTION: This small, highly-detailed antique copperplate engraving by the French artist Jean-Jerome Baugean published circa 1814 details a xebec (also 'zebec') underway. Xebec's are small vessels similar in size to a frigate and characterized by 2 or 3 lateen sails and a prominent overhanging bow and stern.

This engraving is from a series of 72 fine antique engravings of merchant and naval vessels created and engraved by Baugean (1764-1830)- "Collection de Toutes les Especes de Batimens de Guerre et de Batimens Marchard." Baugean's engravings are notable for their accuracy and detail.

CREATOR: Baugean, Jean-Jerome

PUBLICATION DATE: 1814

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: France

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CONDITION: Very Good.  Essentially flawless on creamy wove paper with a prominent platemark and wide margins.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: Baugean

SIZE: 8 " x 5 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $145

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