An original Edouard Manet Etching.
(The Infant Marguerite)
Original etching printed in dark umber ink on Van Gelder Zonen laid paper.
A fine, richly printed impression of Harris’ only state. From the edition of 100. Published by Alfred Strölin in 1905 prior to the cancellation of the plate.
Catalog: Guérin 6; Harris 14
Image size: 6 1/2 x 5 13/16 inches
Manet here shows his admiration for the etched works of Goya for he employs various devices used by the Spanish artist, such as zigzag hatchings in the background and small areas of parallel lines with no actual contours to indicate shadows.