Sep 19, 2017 - Sale 2454

Sale 2454 - Lot 67

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Le Journal.

Etching and drypoint on cream laid paper, 1883. 378x292 mm; 14 7/8x11 1/2 inches, full margins. Wentworth's trial proof "c" with additional work on the figure, the newspaper and the chestnut leaves, but before the darker shading of the background, aside from the edition of approximately 100. Inscribed "6 Etat/VII" in pencil, lower left. A brilliant, richly-inked and early impression of this important etchin
g with strong, velvety burr. Wentworth 73....