Subject: Antique Master Print, titled: ‘Le refugies.’ – (The refugees.) Depicting WWI war victims from Belgium or Serbia.
Condition: Very good, given age. Ample margins, discoloration from former matting. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Etching on hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 44 x 30 cm. The image size is ca. 32.9 x 24.4 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 17.3 x 11.8 inch. The image size is ca. 13 x 9.6 inch.
Part Number: 52899
Location: PCO-P5-40 / Expo-188
Description: Source unknown, to be determined. State: Second state of 4. Ref: Crauzat 106. Impression with a dedication to the printer/publisher Eugene Delatre in pencil below image.
Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Theophile Alexandre Steinlen’ after an anonymous artist. Theophile Alexandre Steinlen (1859-1923) was a Swiss/French genre / satire painter, etcher, lithographer and sculptor from Lausanne. He went to Paris when he was 29 and was active and famous as a designer for humoristic magazines.