Edgar Chahine etchings for sale

French, 1874-1947

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L'Abside de Notre Dame de Paris -  CHAHINE

L'Abside de Notre Dame de Paris
Etching and drypoint, 1907, Tabanelli 265 (vi/VI), and, T 266, edition about 150. 13 x 18 1/4 in. Signed and dated in the plate. Signed in pencil, lower right. With the added etched remarque ("la petit planche du débardeur") added in the lower left from a separate plate (Tabanelli 266). This is a fine, atmospheric impression printed on cream- colored Japanese paper. The margins are wide and probably full. The condition is excellent.
SOLD

La Seine a Courbevoie -  CHAHINE

La Seine a Courbevoie
Etching with drypoint, 1907, Tabanelli 261; edition 50. 11 5/8 x 18 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed with tone. The paper is a sturdy wove and the margins are full. The condition is very good. There are a few specks of foxing in the margins and some soiling. Many of Chahine's prints were lost in a studio fire in 1926 and then again from a flood in 1942.
$1,200

Le Promenoir (The Promenade) -  CHAHINE

Le Promenoir (The Promenade)
Etching, drypoint and aquatint printed in colors, 1903, Tabanelli 110, only state, edition 50. 11 5/8 x 18 1/4 in. Signed in the plate and signed in pencil by Chahine, lower right. Titled and numbered by the publisher, lower right. This is a fine impression printed on cream Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is also fine. This large, rare color print was published by Sagot, Paris, and bears their blindstamp (Lugt 2254) in the lower right corner. Along with Jacques Villon, James Tissot, and Toulouse-Lautrec, Chahine was one of the best portrayers of the images associated with la belle époque. (More than half of Chahine's prints were destroyed in a 1926 studio fire and even more were destroyed in a 1942 flood.)
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Le Tombereau  (The Tip Cart) -  CHAHINE

Le Tombereau (The Tip Cart)
Etching, soft-ground etching and drypoint, 1905, Tabanelli 155, (ii/II); edition 40 plus a few proofs. 14 1/4 x 19 1/8 in. Signed in pencil, lower left. This is a superb impression printed with rich ink tone. The paper is Japanese and the margins are wide. The condition is quite good overall. This large work is a nice example of Chahine's printmaking. For an excellent biography on the artist, go to Armstrong Fine Art.
$1,500

Women About Town (Les Trotteuses) -  CHAHINE

Women About Town (Les Trotteuses)
Etching, soft ground and aquatint printed in colors, 1907, Tabanelli 234 (ii/II), edition 50 plus black and white proofs. 18 1/4 x 13 in. Signed, dedicated and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on sturdy, cream wove paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from a subtle suggestion of water staining in the lower right corner margin, well away from the image. This large, impressive color print is dedicated "à Mr. Levi de Benzion," Moïse Lévy de Benzion (1873-1943) who was an Egyptian department store owner and collector of art and antiquities.
$3,200


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