Woman Reading (Liseuse)

Albert Besnard (1849 - 1934)

etching in brown on laid paper on wove paper, 43 cm x 62.2 cm
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)

What is it?
What can you see?
Context
printmaker
printer
publisher
compiler album
writer preface

Object data

Object number
p1022V2000
Edition
90/100
Dimensions
43 cm x 62.2 cm, 22.3 cm x 30.6 cm, 14 cm x 19.8 cm, 13 cm x 9 cm
Catalogue raisonné
Delteil 82, Coppier 69, Stein & Karshan 7, Boyer & Cate 7

Inscription/label

signature and number
90 ABesnard
blind embossing
ESTAMPE ORIGINALE by Charpentier, Alexandre-Louis-Marie, Lugt no. 819
watermark
HES

Literature

  • André-Charles Coppier, Les eaux-fortes de Besnard, 1920, no.69
  • par Louis Godefroy, Albert Besnard, 1969, no. 82
  • by Donna M. Stein and Donald H. Karshan, L' Estampe Originale : a catalogue raisonné, 1970, p. 122-123, no. 7
  • with essays by Patricia Eckert Boyer, Phillip Dennis Cate, l'Estampe originale : artistic printmaking in France 1893-1895, 1991, no. 7
  • Peter Parshall ; S. Hollis Clayson ; Christiane Hertel ; ... [et al.], The darker side of light : arts of privacy (1850-1900), 2009, p. 56-58