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Friday 21 July 2017

Jacques Beltrand’s chiaroscuro woodcut portrait of Beethoven (first version), 1907

Jacques Beltrand (aka Jacques Anthony Louis Beltrand) (1874–1977)
“Beethoven”, 1907, published by the Gazette des Beaux-Arts.

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed in two shades of grey-green on fine laid paper
Size: (sheet) 27.5 x 18.5 cm; (plate) 13.8 x 12.7 cm
Lettered below the image “BEETHOVEN” and further below on the right in a block of five lines of text: “GRAVURE SUR BOIS ORIGINALE / DE JACQUES BELTRAND POUR / LA “ LÉGENDE DORÉE / DES GRANDS HOMMES” / Sts NATIONALE DES BEAUX-ARTS SALON 1907

Condition: Excellent impression in pristine condition with a binding hinge attached on the left side.

I am selling this small woodcut masterpiece for AU$90 (currently US$70.24/EUR61.18/GBP54.79 at the time of this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world.

If you are interested in purchasing this perfectly preserved original print, please contact me ( and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.

This is the second portrait of Beethoven by Beltrand that I have posted. Unlike the previous post in which the print was hand-signed by the artist in a very small edition of 40 impressions, this original print was published in a much larger edition by the Gazette des Beaux-Arts.

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