Lot 715: HELICE MOBILE, CIE. GEN. DE NAVIGATION A VAPEUR SUR LES CANAUX
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1863 PARIS. Action de Jouissance. Serie 1. blue. No 2468. Folds. Large format, with a pretty and delicate border, showing canal shipping scenes, Mulhouse and Le Havre, water plants, etc. Design by Pierre-Eugène Grandsire, painter, born at Orléans in 1825, died Paris 1905. He specialised in landscape painting and was rewarded the title of Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur. The company owned two steamboats on its formation, as well as patents and rights for a propeller propulsion system.
Condition Report: VF