Le Souper des Dockers

Jean-Emile Laboureur (1877-1943), Le Souper des Dockers, engraving, 1919-1920, signed in pencil lower left, titled lower left, and numbered (27/35) lower right. Reference: Laboureur 186, second state (of 2), from the edition of 35. In very good condition, the full sheet with wide margins (remains of prior hinging verso), printed on a cream wove Van Gelder Zonen paper (with the watermark), 4 5/8 x 4 7/8, the sheet 10 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches.

Provenance: Galerie Marcel Lecompte (Paris, with his pencil mark);  Colnaghi (London, with their stock number C.68527)

A fine sharp impression printed in black ink.

A superb example of Laboureur’s utilization of engraving within his cubist idiom.