Current Inventory by Jean-FranÁois RaffaŽlli

Terrain Vague

Artist: Jean-FranÁois RaffaŽlli
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Jean-FranÁois RaffaŽlli (1850-1924), Terrain Vague, colored etching, †c. 1896, signed and numbered in black ink lower right. Reference: Lors Delteil 8, second state (of 2), in generally good condition (mat stain outside of the plate mark), the matrix excellent, printed on a laid ivory paper with the watermark MBM, 8 1/2 x 7 1/4, the sheet 8 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches. A fine impression,†delicately printed and colored. RaffaŽlli produced primarily costume pictures until 1876, when he began to depict the people of his timeóparticularly peasants,††workers, and rag pickers†seen in the suburbs of Parisóin a realistic style. His new work […]

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La Fumee du Bateau

Artist: Jean-FranÁois RaffaŽlli
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Jean-FranÁois RaffaŽlli (1850-1924), La Fumee du Bateau, color etching and drypoint, 1911, signed and numbered in pencil† lower right. Reference: Delteil 98. In very good condition, the full sheet, printed on a firm cream wove simile Japon paper, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2, the sheet 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. A fine fresh impression, printed in colors (blue, blue-green, yellow, reddish brown, black), with substantial burr from the drypoint work. RaffaŽlli used different plates to create this print, using tiny registration holes to align the prints. In From Pissarro to Picasso: Color Etching in France, Cate and Grivel write […]

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