Current Inventory by Rudolph Bresdin

Le Bon Samaritain

Artist: Rudolph Bresdin

RODOLPHE BRESDIN (1822-1885) Le Bon Samaritain lithograph, 1861, on wove paper with a map (of the city of d’Angouleme in 1861, printed by Lemercier, Paris) on the reverse, a brilliant impression of the first state (of two) before the First Edition, a very rare early proof printed by Lemercier, trimmed to the subject; image & sheet: 560 x 439 mm. Van Gelder, 100. Preaud, 29 (this impression cited). PROVENANCE Galerie Paul Proute S.A, Paris. Collection Sam Josefowitz, Pully The artists largest and most ambitious print,Le Bon Samaritanwas first exhibited in the Salon of 1861 under the titleAbd el-Kadersecourant un chrtien(Abd […]

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