Le Moulin Abandonne

Jean-Emile Laboureur (1877-1943), Le Moulin Abandonne, etching and engraving, 1934, signed lower left and numbered and annotated “imp” in pencil lower right. Reference: Laboureur 489, second state (of 6), In very good condition, with large margins, printed on a cream wove paper, 10 1/8 x 11 7/8, the sheet 14 x 19 inches.

A fine impression of this large composition.

The composition was essentially complete in the first state; in the second state an adjustment was made to the standing woman’s hair; in the second state her reflection was added to the water, a monogram and additional shading were added in subsequent states. About 92 impressions in all states were printed before the plate was canceled.