JEAN-GABRIEL DARAGNES – A celle qui est trop gaie, 1917
Wood engraving
Sheet size: 250 x 180 mm
Image size: 70 x 95 mm
Edition: 42 – Signed by artist
Original wood engraving by Jean-Gabriel Daragnès, signed in pencil with the artist's monogram. From one of 42 double suites on Chine of his wood engravings for Les Pièces Condamnées des Charles Baudelaire. Printed by L'Imprimerie Studium. The double suites printed the illustrations without the text, in two states: in black, as here, and in brown, as in the book. There were 392 copies of the book, of which 42 were accompanied by double suites of the prints. This suite accompanied copy 347/350, and not all the prints are signed, so this may be an extra set, quite probably a gift from the artist. Sold with a copy of the justification page signed and numbered by Daragnès. Ref: Monod 1150. Excellent condition with one insignificant foxmark in the righthand margin. Condition: Excellent, see description.