Donald Shaw Maclaughlan (1876–1938)
“Le Port de Boulogne-sur-Mer”, 1902
Etching with pale plate tone printed in dark brown ink on cream wove paper with wide margins.
Size: (sheet) 24.8 x 32.8 cm; (plate) 11.8 x 26.5 cm.
Inscribed in plate along the lower edge: (right) “D. S. MACLAUGHlAN, 190”
Bruette 46 (Marie Bruette 1924, “A descriptive catalogue of the etched work of Donald Shaw Maclaughlan”, Chicago, A. Roullier Art Galleries, cat. no. 46).
The British Museum offers the following description of this print:
“Boats moored by quay with tide out, street of houses beyond. 1902 Etching on copper” (https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/P_1949-0411-4649).
Condition: a strong and well-printed impression with wide margins in excellent condition with no tears, holes, folds, abrasions, significant stains or foxing.
I am selling this superb etched masterwork showing a panoramic sweep of the port at Boulogne-sur-Mer—a coastal city in Northern France—as seen at the beginning of the 20th century when the tide has retreated, for the total cost of AU$288 (currently US$211.99/EUR183.01/GBP156.36 at the time of this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world, but not (of course) any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries.
If you are interested in purchasing this sensitively executed etching—note that the print has been inked very subtly so that the foreground is printed in a darker tone of ink than the distance—please contact me (email@example.com) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.
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