Eugène Bléry (aka Alexandre Stanislas Eugène Bléry) (1805–1887)
“L'Arbre enché par un temps d'orage” (The Tree Leaning in Stormy Weather), 1837.
Etching on wove paper, trimmed with a small margin around the image borderline and backed with a support sheet.
Size: (support sheet) 34 x 30.8 cm; (sheet) 11.4 x 14.4 cm; (image borderline) 10.5 x 13.6 cm.
Le Blanc 10 (Charles Le Blanc 1854, “Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes, contenant un dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations: ouvrage destiné à faire suite au Manuel du libraire par J.Ch. Brunet”, vol. 1, Paris, p. 359, cat. no. 10); Beraldi 224 (214–295 ) (Henri Béraldi 1885, “Les Graveurs du XIXe Siècle: Guide de l'Amateur d'Estampes Modernes”, vol. II, Paris, Librairie L. Conquet, pp. 129–130, cat. no. 214–195, no. 10; see https://archive.org/details/lesgraveursdu19e02berauoft/page/130/mode/1up).
Le Blanc offers the following description of this print: (transl.) “10. The Tree Leaning in Stormy Weather… above a stone, an oak [tree] leans over a pond; on the left, a chalet and deep in the trees in the shade; covered sky” (p. 359).
Condition: a richly inked impression with minor staining and laid upon a support sheet of archival (millennium quality) washi paper to provide wide margins.
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