Le Chemin de la Foret


Jean-Emile Laboureur (1877-1943), Le Chemin de la Foret, etching and engraving, 1926, signed in pencil lower left and inscribed epreuve d’artiste lower right. Reference: Laboureur 329, first state (of 3). In excellent condition, printed on a cream wove paper, 8 x 6, the sheet 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches.

A fine impression, delicately printed, before the monogram and the cross-hatching of the foliage at the right. There were two artist’s proofs and another 7 numbered impressions of the first state (a total of about 100 impressions were printed in all states).