1875 - 1963
MES PETITES AMIES, LES DEUX SOEURS N. (GINESTET & POUILLON E 101)
Drypoint and aquatint printed in colors, 1904, signed in pencil, dated, inscribed 'Mes petites amies' and numbered 33/50, on wove paper, with the blindstamp of the publisher, Ed. Sagot, Paris, framed
plate: 378 by 300 mm 14⅞ by 11¾ in
framed: 675 by 540 mm 26⅝ by 21¼ in
The print is in good condition overall, with wide margins. Pale uneven discoloration in the margins and a few fox marks. Some soft creases, the longest at upper left of the image. (Pin holes at top and bottom of plate and a very minor spot of soiling in the right margin at center.) Remains from prior hinging with associated adhesive stain on verso at left sheet edge.
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