JEANNE BARDEY – La cigarette, 1923
Sheet size: 215x275 mm
Image size: 130x250 mm
Edition: 600 – Unsigned
Original drypoint by Jeanne Bardey. Printed by Frazier-Soye on vélin Lafuma, and published by the art revue Byblis in 1923. One of 600 copies thus; there were also 100 hand-signed copies on vélin d'Arches. With this delicate drypoint nude, Jeanne Bardey won the 1923 Prix Albert Morancé, awarded by a jury that included Albert Besnard and the editor of Byblis, Pierre Gusman. Condition: Excellent.