L'Sortie de l'Exposition de 1889 - AUGUSTE LEPERE

Medium: wood engraving

L'Sortie de l'Exposition de 1889 - AUGUSTE LEPERE - wood engraving

AUGUSTE LEPERE
French, (1849-1918)

Wood engraving, 1889, Lotz-Brissonneau 197; edition of 15 8 5/8 x 6 3/4 in. Signed in the block and signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression printed on a cream Japanese paper. The margins are wide and appear to be untrimmed. This sophisticated work is a great visual document of Paris at the time of the 1889 Exposition. The Eiffel Tower is shown in the background at right. It was built as the entrance arch for the Exposition.      SOLD

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