Millin Mythology Prints 1808
from Peintures de Vases Antiques

While our images are electronically watermarked, the antique prints themselves are not.

ML30 Regular Price: $895 - Sale Price: $295
Each print measures approximately 18” by 24” with large margins not fully shown.

This superbly decorative selection of hand coloured prints is from Millin’s Peintures de Vases Antiques, or Paintings of Antiques Etruscan Vases published in 1808. The images are drawn from the Etruscan vases of the past, including vases from the Malmasion Collection, Musee Napoleon, Sevres & the Gallitzin Collection. It was intended to be the most magnificent publication of the age, dedicated to Queen Josephine. When first published the work cost 375 francs black and white, and 1125 francs when coloured, definitely a king’s ransom at the time.

It appeared at an exciting time in the history of the world & America in particular. The renewed interest the classical architecture of ancient Rome became known as the neo-classical Federal period in this country, strongly influencing the luminaries of the new world such as Jefferson & Washington in their architectural choices.

Each of these magnificent hand coloured prints measures approximately 18” by 24” with large margins not fully shown, and is accompanied by a copy of the title page. The paper is a strong, soft white, watermarked French wove.

The hand coloring has been beautifully rendered in water colour by one of the last remaining colourists in the United Kingdom proficient in the technique of painting these superb depictions. The images do not do justice to the beauty and intensity of the hand colouring & each print is a veritable work of art.

We accept credit cards, PayPal, checks, and money orders. Washington state residents pay Washington state sales tax. Shipping for this item is $8.95. Items can be combined to save on postage. Our environment is smoke free. We pack professionally using only new materials. All items are beautifully wrapped and suitable for sending directly as gifts. You may return any item within 7 days if not satisfied. To order, you may call us at 1-888-PANTEEK or send email to


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