Albert Besnard etching – La Lecture Sous la Lampe (1928)

Albert Besnard (1849-1934)

‘La Lecture Sous La Lampe’ (1928)

Etching and drypoint on wove paper

Signed in pencil lower right

Numbered 59 of an edition of 102

Blind stamp of Société des Peintres-Graveurs Francais lower left.

Image size: 26.5cm X 20.5cm (aprox.). Sheet size: 32.5cm X 25cm (approx.). Mount size: 46cm X 38cm (approx.).

Light time toning to margins. Image surface excellent.

£ 460 (For euros and US dollars please refer to current exchange rates)

This picture is not framed and can easily be delivered within the UK, to Europe, the USA, and to many International Destinations by fully insured post.

Though a superbly skillful exercise in the representation of darkness and soft light, this etching is much more than that. The artist’s imagination is also illuminated as he creates a scene which whilst intimate is also full of mood and mystery.

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