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Une Minute d’Angoisse [A Moment of Anguish]

$950.00

Description

Jules Georges Redon was a figural artist known for his humorous portrayals of children and animals.  He also produced numerous posters, many of which remain treasured parts of French history.  He did a great deal of work for the cabarets and restaurants in his Montmartre neighborhood, including humorous covers for menus.

The text in the upper margin reads “une minute d’angoisse” [“A Moment of Anguish”].

Additional information

Signing, Dating, and Titling

Type

Old Etchings

Details

Medium:
Intaglio print from a drypoint etching (apparently by burin and roulette) in full color.
Paper:
Printed on very fine BFK Rives mould-made 100% cotton paper with one deckled edge, approx. 270 grams.
Date:
1925
Signature:
Signed by the artist in pencil en recto lower right.
Edition:
Impressions were limited but quantities are unknown.  From a Christie’s sale in London we know that at least 300 impressions were made.
Framing:
Custom framed and matted in solid cherry behind 99% UV-filtering Conservation Glass.  All conservation materials.
Condition:
Excellent condition.  Minimal handling marks and surface soil.  Nicely printed.  Excellent margins.
Framed Size:
16.25 in. (h) x 22.25 in. (w) x 1 in. (d)
Sheet Size:
12.5 in. (h) x 20 in. (w)
Window Size:
8.25 in. (h) x 16.125 in. (w)
Image (Plate) Size:
15.625 in. (w) x 7.75 in. (h)

Price & Purchase

Price:
$950