The Newborn


Le Nouveau-Né (original French title)

Etching on laid simili-Japan paper, 1886.
References: Beraldi 786; BN-IFF 427.
After a composition by Jean-François Millet.
Seventh and final state, as published by Georges Petit, Paris. Bearing the Printseller’s Association drystamp in the lower left corner, below the image (Lugt 2051).
Signed in pencil.
Image: 15 ¾ x 12 ⅜ inches. Plate: 19 ⅝ x 14 ½ inches.

Very faint water line in the right margin, away from the image, as well as hinges in the right sheet edge showing through to the front. Minor condition issues. This is a beautiful impression in excellent unrestored and fresh condition. It is unusual to find such a fresh impression today. 

15 3/4 x 12 3/8 inches