Le Facteur Rural


Jean-Emile Laboureur (1877-1943), Le Facteur Rural, engraving, 1924, signed in pencil lower right. Reference: Laboureur 283, third state (of 3), from the total printing of about 80. In excellent condition, the full sheet, 5 1/8 x 6 3/4, the sheet 9 x 11 inches.

A fine impression of this rural mailman, with bicycle and pouch; all in engraving with the slightest trace of roulette at the lower foreground, and with a light veil of plate tone.

Printed on a cream wove Arches (France) paper, with the watermark.