Albert Besnard etching – La Muse Accoudée (1884)

Albert Besnard (1849-1934)

‘La Muse Accoudée’ (1884)

Etching on laid paper

Bibliographic reference Delteil 17

Signed in pencil lower right

Signed proof impression (one of 75) made prior to the unsigned edition.

Image size: 23.5cm X 18cm (approx.). Sheet size: 30.5cm X 22cm (approx.). Mount size: 42cm X 35cm (approx.)

Excellent condition

£600 (For euros and US dollars please refer to current exchange rates)

This picture is unframed and can easily be delivered within the UK, to Europe, the USA, and to many International Destinations by fully insured post.

This is the Muse leaning, resting upon one elbow ‘accoudée’. It is from Besnard’s particularly Symbolist period. A strong image, powerfully represented, with an intense abstraction to the gaze of the female subject evoking ideas of the waking dream or the appearance of a vision.

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