Young Woman at the Easel
Jeune Femme au Chevalet (original French title)
Aquatint (treated in a mezzotint manner) with drypoint on laid paper.
Reference: Bertin 100. Third or fourth state of four.
This composition is made after a painting by his first wife Eva Gonzalès. It is a portrait of Jeanne Gonzalès (1856-1924), Eva’s sister, circa 1871-72. After Eva’s death, Jeanne was to become Guérard’s second wife. They married in 1888.