LEOPOLD SURVAGE 1879-1968
Moscow, 31 July 1879 – Paris, 30 Oct 1968 (Russian/French)
Title: “Les Paysans VIII” – De Balzac
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Inscribed Etching on “BFK” Rives watermarked paper
Paper Size: 31 x 20.5 cm / 12.1 x 8 in
Image Size: 15 x 15 cm / 5.9 x 5.9 in
Additional Information: This Original Etching is Hand Signed at the lower right margin “Survage”.
It is also Hand Inscribed at the lower left margin “éprouve d’artiste” (Artist proof).
Furthermore the work is signed in the plate with the Artist Initials “L.S.” in the lower right corner.
The paper bears the watermark of “BFK Rives” paper.
This etching was printed as part of the 10 etchings Survage made especially to illustrate Balzac’s “Les Paysans”.
It was printed in Italy in a limited edition of only 75 hand signed and numbered impressions and a few Artist Proofs. Our is one of the rare Artist proofs.
Condition: Excellent condition.