Etching, inscribed, 3e état no 1/femme portant des seaux, one of only two impressions of the third state of seven, printed in black ink, on fine, laid paper with arches watermark, the full sheet, a few smudges and some soiling and handling creases in the margins associated with the printing
Catalogue reference: Delteil 85
In this early state, the dominance of the beautifully modulated and atmospheric aquatint grain suffuses the image with a misty early morning light.
Provenance: Henri M. Petiet, Paris (probably acquired from the estate of Ambroise Vollard)
Heirs of Henri M. Petiet, Paris