Current Inventory by Suzanne Valadon

Grandmere et Enfant

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Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938), Grandmere et Enfant, drypoint, 1908, signed in pencil lower right margin [also signed and dated 1908 in the plate]; printed after 1908. Reference: Petrides 14. On BFK Rives paper (cream wove), with their watermark. In good condition, with very wide margins (some staining in the margins, not affecting image), 9 x 8 1/4, the sheet 18 3/8 x 14 1/2 inches. A fine, fresh impression, with much plate tone, and substantial drypoint burr. At the time this etching was made, Suzanne Valadon was about 43.  A favorite character among Picasso (at this time engaged in the development […]

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