LEON LHERMITTE – Épicerie de village, 1880
Sheet size: 370x270 mm
Image size: 185x140 mm
Edition: Size of edition unknown; scarce – Signed in plate
Original etching by Léon Lhermitte, signed in the plate. Published by Vve A. Cadart. Printed on cream laid paper. With printed credits below to artist, title, and printer.publisher. This impression comes from a portfolio entitled Vingt-cinq eaux-fortes par les principaux artistes modernes, issued in 1888 by A. Lèvy. Lèvy had taken over Cadart's business from his widow, and issued these portfolios as a means of dispersing the unsold stock. The etching is in excellent condition, except for the extreme outer edges of the sheet which have become marked with time, especially at the very top. Condition: Very good, see description.