LUCIEN MAINSSIEUX – Alley in Fes, 1930
Sheet size: 235 x 185 mm
Image size: 155 x 130 mm
Edition: Unique – Unsigned
Original drawing by Lucien Mainssieux in black ink on BFK Rives. This drawing was the sketch for the frontispiece for the book La Nuit de Fès by the brothers Jérôme and Jean Tharaud (real names Ernest and Charles Tharaud). The complete set of 9 original drawings was included with copy no. I of the book. There is a 10 mm strip of darkened paper at the bottom of the sheet, well away from the image and easily framed out. Condition: Excellent, see description.