Henri Vion (1854–1891)
“Égyptien (Étude)”, 1876, published by Veuve Cadart (fl.1875–1882) (aka Alfred Cadart [1828–1875]) in Paris as plate 348 to “L'Illustration Nouvelle”.
Etching with pale plate tone on watermarked laid paper with full margins as published.
Size: (sheet) 49 x 31.6 cm; (plate) 27 x 16.2 cm; (image borderline) 22.5 x 12.8 cm.
Numbered in plate above the image borderline: (right) “348.”
Inscribed in plate within the image borderline: (upper left corner) “Henri Vion pt et Sct”
Lettered in plate below the image borderline: (left) “H, Vion, pinx. et sculp.”; (centre) “ÉGYPTIEN (Étude)”; (right) “Vve A Cadart,Edit.Imp.56,BardHaussmann,Paris.”
Beraldi 19(?) (Henri Beraldi 1892, “Les Graveurs du dix-neuvième siècle: DORÉ–GAVARD”, vol 12, Paris, Librairie L. Conquet, p. 249, the final catalogued print but unnumbered, cat. 19?).
The Musée d’Art et d’Histoire offers a description of this print: https://collections.geneve.ch/mah/oeuvre/egyptien-etude/e-2015-0441-030
Condition: a strong and well-printed (near faultless) impression in near pristine condition.
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