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Title:: Le Bouquet Year:: 1870 ca.
Artist: Forain, Jean-Louis After:  
Medium: etching Provenance:
Period: French 19th Century School/Style: Impressionist
Catalogs: Guérin 6;
Price: $350.00
Description: Fine impression on cream wove paper with full margins. Early impressions are extremely rare. According to Guérin, Pellet, who acquired the plate from Forain, issued a later edition of 25. Although the print rarely appears at auction, there may have been more than 25 additional impressions made. It is an attractive image in Forain's early style, showing a young lady receiving a bouquet from a mustached man in a top hat. The setting may be in a theater.