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The Sign of the White Horse, Parson's Green.

Theodore Roussel

The Sign of the White Horse, Parson's Green.

1906

Etching

4 11/16 x 3 3/16 (image and sheet)

Edition about 30 in this state (total about 60 proofs) printed in 7 states.

Allinson Gallery, Inc.

Storrs, CT

860-429-2322 - land line

Under $2,200

More Information

The Sign of the White Horse, Parson's Green. 1906. Etching. Hausberg 68.vii. 4 11/16 x 3 3/16 (image and sheet). Edition about 30 in this state (total about 60 proofs) printed in 7 states. Agnew's label verso. Illustrated: Calloway, English Prints for the Collector, p. 161. A rich impression with plate tone, printed on cream laid paper. A rich impression with plate tone, printed by Roussel on cream laid paper. An early proof, before the plate was retouched in 1925. Trimmed to the plate and tab by Roussel in imitation of Whistler.Signed on tab 'Theodore Casimir Roussel imp o' in pencil (Whistler used to indicate superior impressions with a number of 'os'.

Théodore Casimir Roussel met Whistler in 1885, having become his neighbour in Chelsea, and the two men became lifelong friends. In 1888, encouraged by Whistler, Roussel began experimenting with etching and drypoint.

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