Lion Defending its Prey
Lion Défendant sa Proie (Original French titles)
Pure-line engraving on laid Monval paper, 1931.
Reference: Tonneau-Ryckelynck & Plumart 215.
Artist’s proof, before the edition of 50.
Signed and annotated “epr. d’artiste” in pencil.
Attractive selective wiping, with the left and right edges inkier. Unusual for the artist. A few water marks, mostly in the margins; faint and unobtrusive (see image).