JEAN EMILE LABOUREUR 1877-1943
Title: View of the Castle of Villaines / Vue du Chateau de Villaines (preparatory sketch), 1922/23
Technique: Original Hand Signed Pencil Drawing on vellum paper
Paper size: 13 x 39.5 cm / 5.1 x 15.6 in
Additional Information: The drawing is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Laboureur” in the lower left corner.
This is the preparatory sketch for the etching titled ´Vue du Chateau de Villaines´, which was printed in 1923.
Stamped verso with the Henri M. Petiet collection stamp (the initials ´H.M.P.´ in an oval) in black ink.
Provenance: Henri Marie Petiet Collection.
Henri M. Petiet (1894-1980) was an important Parisian collector, publisher and dealer in prints and drawings of such artists as Bonnard, Vuillard, Luce, Signac, Matisse, Rouault, Villon, Vlaminck, Dufy, Picasso, Laurencin as well as Laboureur.
Condition: Good condition. Small damage to the edges of the sheet. The drawing has been made on two sheets glued together. Tape remains in the lower left and right corner and verso. Light handling creases and one stain verso.