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FICHE 11571

(1856 - 1943)

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Drypoint and soft ground, impression in brown and green 

A nice impression on wove paper, signed in pencil lower right, numbered 1/1, 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: 85 x 100 mm.

Sheet: 165 x 237 mm.

Condition: very slight foxing in the margins. 

60 €