War Music, after Chardin

Date
Description

Musique Guerrière, d’après Chardin (original French title) 

A group of 4 successive states of an etching and drypoint, printed in a variety of color inks on laid paper, n.d. Reference: Bertin 532. 

- One of two impressions in the 1st state of 4. Signed and annotated in pencil. With the red monogram stamp in the plate, lower center (Lugt 1157). Plate: 6 ⅞ x 8 ½ inches. 

One of four impressions in the 2nd state of 4. Signed and annotated in pencil. With the red monogram stamp in the plate, lower center (Lugt 1157). Plate: 6 ⅞ x 8 ½ inches. 

- One of two impressions in the 3rd state of 4. Signed and annotated in pencil. With the red monogram stamp in the plate, lower center (Lugt 1157). Plate: 6 ⅞ x 8 ½ inches. 

- Impression of the final state.  Edition unknown. With the red monogram stamp in the plate, lower center (Lugt 3481).  With an additional signature stamp. Plate: 6 ⅞ x 8 ½ inches. 

A unique group, as such.  And an attractive way to look into the method of the artist.  After an oil painting by Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin which now resides in the collections of the Louvrehttps://collections.louvre.fr/ark:/53355/cl010067470.  

Size
6 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches
Price
$1,300