ALEXANDRE FALGUIERE – Caïn et Abel, 1876
Sheet size: 305 x 220 mm
Image size: 205 x 140 mm
Edition: Size of edition unknown; scarce – Signed in plate
Cain and Abel. Original etching by Alexandre Falguière, sketched either for or after his own plaster figures exhibited in the Salon of 1876; he also made a painting of this subject. Etched in 1876. Falguière made two etchings of this subject, both in 1876. This one remained unpublished until 1902, when it was issued by the Revue de l'Art ancien et moderne. Printed by Louis Fort on wove paper. Signed and dated in the plate. Artist, title, publisher and printer are credited below. We also have a copy of the other version of Cain and Abel as published in 1876 by the Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Condition: Excellent.