Le Femme Aux Figues

Paul Gauguin
Le Femme Aux Figues

An original Paul Gauguin Etching.


Original zinc plate etching printed in black ink on Ingres d’Arches laid paper.

Inscribed “Chez Seguin à St. Julien” in the plae upper left.

A dark and richly printed impression of Kornfeld’s third and final state. Printed after the addition of the cross to the lower right corner of the cloth on the table lower right, from an edition of unknown size issued circa 1963 (according to Kornfeld, Guérin does not record this edition), apart from the edition of 100 of the first state printed in dark green, published by Julius Meier Graefe for the album Germinal in 1894, and apart from the editionof 10 of the second state published by Jacqueline Delâtre circa 1950.

Catalog: Guérin 88; Kornfeld 25 iii/iii

Platemark: 10 3/8 x 16 1/2 inches