PIERRE BONNARD | LA PETITE BLANCHISSEUSE (BOUVET 40)
A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection Of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller
1867 - 1947
LA PETITE BLANCHISSEUSE (BOUVET 40)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1896, signed in pencil and numbered 'no. 19', from the edition of 100, from Album des peintres-graveurs, on China paper, printed by Auguste Clot, published by Ambroise Vollard, Paris, framed
image: 295 by 196 mm 11⅝ by 7¾ in
sheet: 570 by 425 mm 22½ by 16¾ in
The print is in generally good condition, with wide margins. The sheet edge folded back 7 mm at left and previously folded back at right and lower sheet edges for framing, well away from the image (creases broken through). A small loss at upper right. The margins with light- and mat-stain. An inconspicuous printer's crease through the lower image and a few minuscule pin holes, one in the figure's dress. A few tiny fox marks, one darker on the verso not showing through. The sheet backed with Japan.
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