salmon

salmon 1 - salmon

Autumn –
Engraved by Emile Salmon after Louis Emile Adan (French, 1839-1937)

J. S. Virtue & Co., London, c. 1890
etching on handmade laid paper

signed in the plate by both artists
edition of 500 impressionsl

Dimensions: 210 x 280mm. (platemark); 370 x 535mm. (sheet)

Commissioned for a portfolio entitled, Fifty Choice Examples of Modern Etching, published in London c.1890. Limited to an edition of 500, the publication included original etchings by Whistler, Haden, Legros, Chattock, Birkett Foster, Herkomer, Haig, David Low, Charles Courtry and others. Original text from portfolio relating to picture included.

“Full of poetry and quiet suggestiveness.”

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