Louis Le Breton. "Le Péreire, Compagnie Générale Transatlantique. Ligne du Havre a New-York."
Paris, ca. 1865. 13 38 x 19 1/2. Lithograph by "Lebreton." Original hand color. Short, repaired tear in margin. Faint spotting in margins. Very good condition.
Louis Le Breton (1818-1866) was one of the most prolific nineteenth century marine painters. His work is known for its precise detail, presented in a lovely, artistic manner. This print of a French transatlantic steamer entering port, perhaps at Le Havre, is typical of his work.