Henri FANTIN-LATOUR, Le bouquet de roses [Bouquet of roses] Enlarge 1 /1


France 1836 – 1904

Le bouquet de roses [Bouquet of roses] 1879 Materials & Technique: prints, planographic chalk lithograph on paper Support: thick, paper dark cream, wove, machine made
Edition State: 1st state before letters
Impression: 7 or 8 trial proofs
Edition: 50 tests
Publisher: Marteau, Pierre
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1880

Edition Notes: rectified edges. The first state, not without a printer. Second state, with Imp. Lemercier & Cie., Paris. Pierre deleted. Salon in 1880
Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil 'h. Fantin' signed and dated upper left, on stone 'Fantin 79'
Secondary Insc: lower right corner written in pencil 'LU'
Tertiary Insc: verso lower right 'Man' written in pencil
Dimensions: comp 41.6 h x 35.4 w cm sheet 57.8 h x 45.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Felix Man Collection, Special Government Grant 1972
Accession No: NGA 72.509.101
Subject: Collection: The Felix Man collection of English and European lithographs, acquired 1972.