Current Inventory by Jean Louis Forain

Similitudes

Artist: Jean Louis Forain
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Jean- Louis Forain (1852-1931), Similitudes, etching and drypoint, not signed [signed in the plate upper right], 1880, from the total edition of 545, on wove paper, in generally good condition (slight toning), the frontispiece for J.K. Huysman’s Croquis Parisiens, published by Henri Vaton, 5 5/8 x 3 3/4, the sheet 11 1/4 x 9 1/8 inches. A fine impression. Forain was an impressionist painter and printmaker; influenced by Daumier as well as Degas, he depicted law courts as well as lovely ladies.

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