Le Chemin de Camoelin

Jean-Emile Laboureur (1877-1943), Le Chemin de Camoelin, etching and drypoint, 1928, signed in pencil lower left and numbered and annotated imp lower right. Reference: Laboureur 385, second state (of 2), from the edition of 58 in this state (another 8 impressions of the first state were printed). In excellent condition, printed on a cream wove BFK Rives paper (with their watermark), the full sheet, 4 x 4 3/4, the sheet 9 5/8 x 11 3/8 inches.

A fine impression of this iconic rural composition.

The first state was before the monogram bottom left, and before some lines of drypoint in the roofs. In 1959 the plate was steelfaced, and an additional 208 impressions were printed (posthumously) for inclusion in a volume by Toesca, Laboureur en Briere (1959).

Camoelin is a hamlet in the village of Camoel, near Penestin (in Brittany, the northwest coast of France).