The Knive-Grinder

Date
1907
Description

Jean-François RAFFAËLLI (1850-1924)

Le Remouleur (original French title)

Color etching, aquatint and drypoint printed on simili-japon paper.
Ref: Delteil 76 II/III.
One of 63 impressions in this second state, before the plate was cut down drastically to be printed in black only in a biography dedicated to Raffaëlli by Arsène Alexandre in 1909.
Signed and numbered "no 44" in pencil.

 

Size
8 5/8 x 18 3/8 inches
Price
$1,200