Jules Arnout. “The Bank, The Exchange, Mansion House. London.”
Paris: Bulla Frères et Jouy Editeurs; Berlin: Fd. Ebner, 196 Friedrichsstrasse; London: E. Gambart & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St.: New-York: Emile Seitz, 233 Broadway, ca. 1840. 11 x 15 ¾ (image). Lithograph printed by Lemercier in Paris. Original hand color. Large margins. Bottom right margin corner chipped and filled; not affecting image. Else, very good condition.
Jules Arnout (1814-1868) was a French lithographer who executed views of cities in France, England, Italy, and Switzerland, many of which were based on his own sketches and drawings. This lively scene shows the Mansion House which is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London.