In the Sunlight
James Jacques TISSOT (1836-1902)
En Plein Soleil (original French title)
Etching and drypoint printed on laid paper.
Reference: Wentworth 54.
“Bon à Tirer” impression; the impression chosen by the artist for its perfection, to be used by the printer as an example for the printing of the edition.
Unique as such; before the edition of circa 100.
Monogrammed and annotated “- Bon a Tirer-” in pencil.
Bearing the red “JCC” collector stamp (not in Lugt).
Provenance: Henri M. Petiet, Paris, with his monogram stamp on the verso (Lugt 5031).