Jean-Emile Laboureur woodcuts for sale

French, 1877-1943

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Woodcut and lithograph printed in colors, 1902-11, Laboureur 617 (ii/II); edition 20. 17 1/4 x 10 7/8 in. Signed in the image in the lower right corner with the monogram. Signed in ink, lower left, and numbered below from the edition of twenty. The impression is fine and the margins are probably full. There's a small repair in the right margin, well away from the image. This exceptional and large print is quite uncommon. There were two additional proofs in the first state in black and white.

Le Bal Bullier -  LABOUREUR

Le Bal Bullier
Woodcut, 1898, Laboureur 579, edition 61. 8 3/4 x 11 3/8 in. Signed in the block, lower left, with his monogram. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a very fine impression printed on laid paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent other than for a tiny repaired tear in the lower margin. This stellar woodcut was exhibited at the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts in the spring of 1898. It's illustrated and discussed on page 139 of The Artistic Revival of the Woodcut in France 1850-1900 (1984) by Jacquelyn Baas and Richard Field. Bal Bullier was a ballroom in Paris created by François Bullier in the mid 19th century and it was open until 1940. (Note: the catalogue states an edition of sixty-one impressions but all the numbering we have seen is from an edition of sixty, as here.)

On the Thames (Sur la Tamise) -  LABOUREUR

On the Thames (Sur la Tamise)
Woodcut, 1914, Laboureur 696, edition 35. 11 5/8 x 14 5/8 in. Initialed in the block, lower left corner. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression of this large woodcut. The margins are full and the condition is excellent.

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