Current Inventory by Henri Boutet

Woman Facing a Fireplace

Artist: Henri Boutet
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Henri Boutet (1851-1919), [Femme, Woman Facing a Fireplace], c. 1890, drypoint, signed and numbered (N. 2) in pencil lower right and with the artist’s red stamp (Lugt 1295a). In good condition, with wide/full margins (brown at edges), 7 1/2 x 5, the sheet 12 1/4 x 8 3/4. A fine impression, with substantial burr from the drypoint work. Boutet was one of the most talented of the Belle Epoque artists. He made a number of small drypoint portraits of women in tiny editions, or women in various Japonisme related postures.  These prints, carefully printed, wiped and signed, are rather rarely encountered […]

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Woman Facing Left

Artist: Henri Boutet
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Henri Boutet (1851-1919), Woman Facing Left, drypoint, c. 1895, signed in pencil lower right and inscribed 1re etat (first state). Reference: Henri Beraldi, Les Gravures du XIX Siecle, Vol. 2, p. 176. In excellent condition, printed on a wove paper with full margins, 8 1/4 x 6 1/8, the sheet 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches, archival matting. With the red Boutet stamp (Lugt Supp. 1295a). A fine impression, with much burr from the drypoint work, and a veil of plate tone around the head of the woman. Boutet was one of the most talented of the Belle Epoque artists. He made […]

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Young Girl

Artist: Henri Boutet
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Henri Boutet (1851-1919), [La Jeune Fille] (Young Girl),  drypoint and soft ground etching, c. 1895, signed in pencil lower right and inscribed 1re etat (first state), also inscribed “etui et verni mou” [drypoint and soft ground etching].  Reference: Henri Beraldi, Les Gravures du XIX Siecle, Vol. 2, p. 176. In excellent condition, printed on a wove paper with full margins, 7 x 5 1/8, the sheet 11 5/8 x 8 5/8 inches, archival matting. With the red Boutet stamp (Lugt Supp. 1295a). A fine impression of this charming, perhaps uncharacteristically innocent, image, printed in a rich black/gray ink. Boutet was one of […]

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