This work, by Jean Louis Forain, is entitled “Folies Bergere”. It was used as an illustration for J.K. Huysmans’ Croquis Parisiens [Parisian Sketches].
The Folies Bergere is a legendary performance center where Edith Pilaf and Josephine Baker reigned.
Etching on cream-colored wove paper.
Signed in the plate.
London Grafic Arts
Out of the edition of 545.
Burnt gold ornate frame with 99.9% UV-protective glass and acid-free matting. Label from prior framing affixed to verso.
11.625 in. (w) × 13.875 in. (h) × 1 in
4.675 in. (w) x 6.375 in. (h)