Les Barques (the small boats)

Jean-Emile Laboureur (1877-1943), Les Barques (the small boats), etching and drypoint, 1932, signed in pencil lower left and numbered lower right, also annotated “imp” [also with the initial in the plate lower left. Reference: Laboureur 465, second state (of 2), from the lifetime edition of about 27 (there was a posthumous edition of about 240 impressions printed in 1959, used to illustrate the volume Laboureur en Briere, by Toesca). In excellent condition, printed on a cream wove BFK Rives paper (with the watermark), 3 7/8 x 7 3/4, the sheet 9 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches.

A fine impression.

Briereis the marsh area to the north of the Loire estuary inFranceat its mouth on the Atlantic Ocean.