Lion Defending its Prey

Date
1931
Description

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 “eprd’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). 

Size
7 3/8 x 15 inches
Price
$500