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Title:: Ma Grande Tante Year::
Artist: Rops, Félicien After:  
Medium: soft-ground etching Provenance: Haraucourt (not in Lugt)
Period: Belgian 19th Century School/Style: Symbolist
Catalogs: Exsteens 345 ii/ii;
Ramiro 158;
Mascha 694;
Price: $800.00
Description: Fine impression with the highlights mentioned by Exsteens for the second state on Van Gelder laid paper with full, very large margins; edge tears and a paper loss at the lower left of the sheet, all far from the platemark. The image is of a beautiful and sensual young woman in a bowed nightcap, her gown slipping off her shoulder, seated on a ledge. In the shaded tablet at the bottom is etched the inscription "A Grand' Tante, son petit neveu, F.R." The print is rare.

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