Jean-Emile Laboureur (1877-1943), Faubourg, soft ground etching in two plates (black and sanguine), 1930, signed in pencil lower left and inscribed “imp d’essai” lower right. Reference: Sylvain Laboureur 413, a trial proof of the first state (of 2); there were 20 impressions of the first state, and 170 of the second state which was issued in conjunction with the publication of L’Eloge de J.-E. Laboureur by Dr. Lucien-Graux.  In very good condition, with wide (full?) margins, 7 3/4 x 5 3/4, the sheet 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches.

A fine proof impression of the first state. In the second state lines of shading were added to the building wall above the child, to the buildings at the left, and in a few other places.