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PIERRE-CECILE PUVIS DE CHAVANNES – L'Espérance, 1898
Lithograph
Sheet size: 405 x 308 mm
Image size: 270 x 200 mm
Edition: Size of edition unknown – Signed in plate
Original lithograph by Pierre-Cécile Puvis de Chavannes, signed in the stone, from L'Estampe Moderne no. 12, April 1898. With the blind stamp of a woman's head. and the original printed tissue guard. L'Estampe Moderne was issued monthly, under the editorship of Ch. Masson and H. Piazza, as a portfolio of four original prints, printed by Champenois. The price was 3 francs 50 centimes per number. This lithograph is tipped on to the backing sheet with the blind stamp. Like many lithographs by Puvis, it revisits an earlier work, in this case a drawing dated in the stone 1 August 1869. Condition: Excellent.
£200.00