Current Inventory by Charles Duvent

Female Heads – Portraits of Elizabeth Leseur

Artist: Charles Duvent

Charles Duvent (1867-1940), {Sketches: Faces], drypoint, signed in pencil lower right and inscribed “A Monsieur Leseur in toute sympathie”, in good condition (with margins, slight soiling in margins, brown at margin edge left), 9 3/4 x 13 1/2, the sheet 12 1/4 x 17 3/4 inches. A fine impression, printed with burr, and with a layer of plate tone, in black ink on a cream wove paper. Duvent was primarily a painter, although he is known for some prints. Duvent painted a well-known portrait of Elizabeth Leseur (1866-1914), a famed mystic who converted her atheist husband, an eminent doctor, to […]

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