PIERRE GEORGES JEANNIOT – Germinie Lacerteux, 1886
Sheet size: 270x180 mm
Image size: 155x170 mm
Edition: Unique – Signed by artist
Original signed watercolour drawing on Japan paper by Georges Jeanniot, on the half-title page of a copy of the novel Germinie Lacerteux by Edmond and Jules de Goncourt. There were only 100 copies on Japan, of which this was no. 26. The tender watercolour of a mother and child and a sheaf of flowers relates to one of Jeanniot's etchings for the book. The watercolour is on the bottom half of the sheet, below the printed title. The reverse is blank. Condition: Excellent.