Jean Louis Forain


Etching with drypoint, image size 11 1/2 x 13 3/16 inches, first plate (Guerin 69), pencil signed and titled


Lithograph, image size: 11 x 16 1/2 inches, edition of 100, signed in ink


This is an original etching by French Artist Jean Louis Forain(1852-1931) The title of this work is "The Folies Bergere II" This etching was created in the 1880's. Signed in the plate upper left corner. The image measures 4 X 5 3/4 inches. This etching is not hand signed in pencil. Excellent condition printed on a medium weight wove type paper, full borders, matted not framed.


Etching, image size 10 1/2 x 7 3/4, third plate - first state, circa 1900, pencil signed


Etching, image size: 10 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches, 1909, cat. Guerin-53, inscribed 1st etat, pencil signed lower right


Etching, image size: 4 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches, c. 1876, signed in plate, probably a late or posthumous impression (Faxon - 6)


Etching, image size: 11 1/2 x 15 1/8 inches, first state, (Faxon 116) pencil signed l.r.


This original lithograph by Jean-Louis Forain measures 10 x 12 inches on a sheet size of 19 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Created c. 1898 in probably a small but unknown edition. Cat: Johnson 48.4. Forain was an important French Impressionist painter, lithographer and etcher. Friends with Degas for over 50 years and heavily influenced by Daumier, he enjoyed depicting scenes of everyday life in the city of Paris. This print was intended for a portfolio to have been published by Ambroise Vollard. Forain was a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London.


This is a very rare original drypoint etching by French artist Jean-Louis Forain, the title is C'est Fini, this drypoint was created and printed circa 1890, there was a later Verticle composition with the same name.  This image measures 9 1/2X12 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type sheet,.  Weve been unable to find another example of this scarce drypoint.  Hand signed in pencil lower right.