Jean François Raffaëlli


Color etching and aquatint on Japan paper, signed in pencil, from an edition of 62. 3rd and final state. Provenance Gerhard Wurzer Gallery. Print measures 6 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches.


This is a colored drypoint, aquatint, and soft-ground etching from 1910. The plate measures 14 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches on 19 x 24 1/2 inch watermarked Arches laid paper. Pencil signed in the lower right. Edition of 200. This print is a fine example of Raffaëlli's impressionistic tendencies, with th subtle lighting and the atmospheric sky.


This is an original color etching  and aquatint by well known French impressionist: Jean Francois Raffaelli.  The title is: "Le Boulevard des Italiens", it was created and printed in 1908.  This impression is hand signed by the artist in pencil lower right border.  The image measures 7 5/8X12 3/4 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  This composition was  also used for one of his best known paintings under the same title.  This image was from the edition of 200 in the 3rd and final state.