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SULPIS Emile

FICHE 11562

(1856 - 1943)

Nude on a chair

Etching and aquatint

A nice impression on wove paper, signed in pencil lower right and numbered 1/6 lower left, 4th state. 

Aside to his interpretation's work, Emile Sulpis shows his times in a series of small original intimate prints. The female figure holds a central place: bathing scenes, languid models, sports and domestic activities are recurring subjects in his paper work. In view of he annotations in the margins, it is a personal production, probably not intended for the public. Emil Sulpis worked on different engraving processes, in a "print's kitchen" combining several techniques and multiplying the states.

Plate: 130 x 180 mm..

Sheet: 160 x 245 mm.

Condition: very slight foxing in the margins. 

110 €