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Émile Sulpis (prints)


FICHE 11736

(1856 - 1943)

Woman in a armchair opening a box

Drypoint and aquatint

A nice impression on Japan paper, signed in pencil lower right, numbered 3/8, 1rst 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. Emile Sulpis worked on different engraving processes, in a "print's kitchen" combining several techniques and multiplying the states.

Plate: 140 x 95 mm.

Sheet: 250 x 160 mm.  

Condition: with margins, generally good. 

70 €