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L'Estampe Originale: Album Two

L'Estampe Originale: Album Two

This is our second installment documenting the 100 prints published by L'Estampe Originale from 1893 to 1895. Album two is illustrated below. If you're interested in Album one, you can find it HERE. Album II Georges AURIOL(Beauvais, April 26, 1863...

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Félix BUHOT: La Place des Martyrs et la Taverne du Bagne

Félix BUHOT: La Place des Martyrs et la Taverne du Bagne

From the gallery's archives: sold long ago... Félix BUHOT (1847-1898): La Place des Martyrs et la Taverne du Bagne Etching, roulette, soft-ground and drypoint on thick wove paper, 1885.Refs: Bourcard/Goodfriend 163, Bonafous-Murat 289.Plate: 13 ¼ x 17 ⅝ inches. It...

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec: Two Songsheet Covers

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec: Two Songsheet Covers

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, whose small stature was easily recognizable, was a well-known figure of Parisian night life and its musical and entertainment scene.  While he is today best remembered for images of cancan dancers, café-concerts (dance halls), prostitutes and all...

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Buttercups in a Chinese Vase

Buttercups in a Chinese Vase

The Chinese Vase is a larger composition by Hall Thorpe, born John Hall Thorpe in Australia, who emigrated to England in 1900 (or 1902). His distinctive style is recognizable in this composition.  Rather than use black lines in his key...

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L'Estampe Originale: Album One

L'Estampe Originale: Album One

Imagine a contemporary print publisher convincing Mel Bochner, Ed Ruscha, Kiki Smith and Chuck Close to all make a work with them.  Or imagine a few decades ago those artists being Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtentstein and Keith Haring. ...

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E. J. Detmold: precocious etcher

E. J. Detmold: precocious etcher

Edward Julius DETMOLD (1883-1957)Off to the Fishing GroundsEtching on simili-japon paper, 1899. This is a companion piece to a similarly large plate by Edward Julius’ twin brother Charles Maurice Detmold (1883-1908), titled “Duel in the Air”.  Both our composition and...

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Berber Bride: a portrait by Louis McClellan Potter

Berber Bride: a portrait by Louis McClellan Potter

From his extensive travels in Europe, North-Africa and the United States, we can deduct that Louis McClellan Potter (1873-1912) had a curious mind.  Time spent with Berbers and Bedouins, as well as with Native-American tribes such as the Tlingit; the...

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