Current Inventory by Adolph Beaufrere

Femmes au Tub (Women Bathing), second state

Artist: Adolph Beaufrere
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  Adolphe Beaufrere (1876-1960), Femmes au Tub (Women Bathing), c. 1902, colored woodcut, signed in pencil lower right, also with the artist’s red monogram stamp lower left. Reference: Morane B-1; Musee des Beaux Arts de Renne 1. On brown Japon paper. Printed in dark brown, orange, tan and light blue. With margins, 12 7/8 x 8 1/2, the sheet 15 1/4 x 10 inches. In generally good condition, soft creases, various soiling and handling folds, as characteristic of a working proof. No edition is known. A fine impression of this great rarity, Beaufrere’s first woodcut and arguably his greatest work in printmaking. […]

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A Douelan

Artist: Adolph Beaufrere
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Adolphe-Marie Beaufrère (1876-1960) A Douelan, etching, 1923, signed in pencil and numbered (21/50) [also initials and date in the plate]. Reference: Morane 23-07, BN Laran 175. Second state (of 2). In very good condition, printer’s crease bottom margin not near image. With the Sagot Editions, Paris stamp (Lugt 2254). 6 1/4 x 7 3/4, the sheet 8 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches. A fine impression, with tone, on a blue/green cream laid paper. The figures on the boat towards the right were added in the second state. The road pictured is along the river on the way to the port […]

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Lavoir de Kervino

Artist: Adolph Beaufrere
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Adolphe Beaufrere (1876-1960), Lavoir de Kervino, 1908, etching, with the Beaufrere red estate stamp lower left recto [also signed and dated in the plate lower right]. References: Morane 08-02, Laran 35.  Printed in a dark brown ink, on a thin wove Japan paper. In very good condition, unobtrusive water stain lower left, crease lower right corner, with margins, 9 1/2 x 12, the sheet 10 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches. Provenance: acquired directly from Jean-Noel Beaufrere, the artist’s son. A fine impression of this very rare print. This impression is probably a first state working proof, before some foliage was […]

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Aux Approches de Madrid (also Aux Abords de la Ville)

Artist: Adolph Beaufrere
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Adolphe-Marie Beaufrere (1876-1960), Aux Approches de Madrid (also Aux Abords de la Ville), drypoint, 1927, signed and numbered (14/55), from the edition of 55, with the blindstamp of Sagot, publisher (Lugt 2254). Reference: Morane 27-19. In good condition, on very thin cream Japan paper, 6 1/2 x 9, the sheet 8 3/8 x 11 1/4 inches, archival matting. A fine impression, with the drypoint burr extremely rich and effective (due in part to the use of a Japan paper, which tends to diffuse the ink surrounding the drypoint lines). Beaufrere was born at Quimperle, in Brittany, and though he traveled widely he […]

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Femmes au Tub (Women Bathing)

Artist: Adolph Beaufrere
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Adolphe Beaufrere (1876-1960), Femmes au Tub (Women Bathing), c. 1902, colored woodcut, signed in pencil, also with the artist’s red monogram stamp. Reference: Morane B-1; Musee des Beaux Arts de Renne 1. On brown Japon paper. Printed in dark brown, orange, tan and light blue. 13 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches. Trimmed just outside of the borderline. Soft creases upper left and associated slight rubbing, 2 soft folds upper right corner, soft creases lower left, soft fold near left border, a few rubbed or lightly printed areas in image. Provenance: acquired directly from Jean-Noel Beaufrere, the artist’s son. A fine impression of this […]

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