Les Poilus by Auguste Brouet

Les Poilus by Auguste Brouet

Les Poilus

Auguste Brouet

Title

Les Poilus

 
Artist

Auguste Brouet

  1872 - 1941 (biography)
Year
c. 1914  
Technique
drypoint and roulette 
Image Size
4 x 3 1/8" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
one of 5 proofs before letters 
Annotations
dedicated in pencil "á Delatre" 
Reference
Geffroy 156 
Paper
ADL watermarked antique-white paper 
State
i/ii 
Publisher
 
Inventory ID
7147 
Price
$400.00 
Description
One of only five proofs in this state, this impression is dedicated by Brouet to the printer Delatre and bears Delatre's collector's stamp (Lugt 742). There were 40 impressions of this printed on a menu for the "Amis des Livres" by Jean Borderel. Rare.