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Émile Sulpis (prints)


FICHE 11685

(1856 - 1943)

Woman reading in a armchair with flowers' patterns

Drypoint and aquatint, impression in brown and silver hancolouring 


A nice impression on wove paper, signed in pencil, dated numbered 2/3, 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: portraits, 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. Emile Sulpis works on different engraving processes, in a "print's kitchen" combining several techniques and multiplying the states.

Plate: 135 x 85 mm.

Sheet: 320 x 230 mm.

Condition: wide margins, light-staining.  

60 €