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Sunday 27 November 2022

Adolphe Appian’s etching, “Sentier au Bord d'un Étang”, 1865

Adolphe Appian (1818–1898)

“Sentier au Bord d'un Étang” (aka “Path at the Edge of a Pond”) 1865. This small etching was published by the Société des Aquafortistes in the album for their fourth year in 1st January, 1866.

Etching on fine laid paper.

Size: (sheet) 14.2 x 22.3 cm; (plate) 7.8 x 12.9 cm; (image borderline) 5.9 x 11 cm.

Inscribed in plate within the image borderline: (upper left corner) “APPIAN 1865”.

Numbered in plate: (above upper right corner) “205.”

State ii (of iv) with the addition of the plate number (205), but before the addition of publication details.

Curtis & Prouté 17 ii (Atherton Cutiis & Paul Prouté 1968, “Adolphe Appian son Oeuvre Gravé et Lithographié”, Paris, Paul Prouté, [n.p.] cat. no. 17 ii); Jennings 14 (Herbert H Jennings 1925, Adolphe Appian (essay) in “Print Collector’s Quarterly,” vol. 12, no. 1, p. 114, cat. no. 14 [see]).

Condition: a richly inked, strong and well-printed impression in an excellent condition with no holes, folds, abrasions, significant stains or foxing.

I am selling this marvellous etching capturing a broad panorama leading into the far distance within a very small sized plate, for the total cost of AU$288 (currently US$192.47/EUR192.47/GBP159.67 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 small and very beautiful jewel of an etching executed by an artist with a strong personal vision (as exemplified by this print) and close connection with the Barbizon School, please contact me ( and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.

This print has been sold 

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