Current Inventory by Charles Émile Jacque

Petits, Petits

Artist: Charles Émile Jacque

Charles Emile Jacque (1813-1894), Petits, Petits, etching on chine colle, c. 1864 [signed in the plate upper left, also with the name of the artist and the printer (Sarazin)]. Reference: Guiffrey 187, third state (of 3). In good condition, the full sheet, 5 x 6 7/8, the sheet 12 x 16 3/4 inches, archival matting. Provenance: Alfred Beurdeley (his stamp recto lower right, Lugt 421). A fine clear impression. Although Jacque’s training as an artist was spotty, he did learn printmaking early in his career, and developed a strong reputation in the graphic arts.  In 1845 Baudelaire wrote of this […]

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