The Elder Sister

James TISSOT
Date
1881
Description

La Sœur Aînée  (original French title)

Etching and drypoint printed on tan laid paper.
Reference: Wentworth 53.
Impression of the published state.  Edition of circa 100.
Signed in pencil and bearing the artist’s red monogram stamp.

A very fine impression, the paper tone warm, which lends the compositions a particularly rich softness.  Impressions of this etching are often printed on a whiter paper, resulting in an emotionally colder effect.  Very slight unevenness in paper tone.

Size
11 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches
Price
$2,500