Feuille De Croquis No. 2 (Sketch Sheet #2). Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, French.
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Feuille De Croquis No. 2 (Sketch Sheet #2)

1916. Pair of lithographs on one sheet, each signed in image lower left or right, editioned 83/100, signed and titled in pencil below image with drypoint counterproof remarque lower centre, 37.5 x 56.5cm (sheet). Minor creases to edges of margins.

Published by Éditions La Guerre. Images titled in French, as translated: “Marianne” and “The Correspondent”. Held in Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Born in Switzerland, Steinlen studied art at Lausanne. “In 1882 he moved to Paris and became a leading illustrator for popular French journals for whom he produced over 400 lithographs. As an artist he was not merely a commercial success but showed great sensitivity toward social issues and, with the outbreak of [WWI]...adapted his work to reflect the agonies and sufferings of the soldiers and civilians.” Ref: Sun Com. News, NY, USA, 31.7.2015.

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Item #CL192-160

Price (AUD): $550.00  Other currencies

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