LUCIEN BOUCHER – Basse-cour, 1948
Wood engraving
Sheet size: 210x170 mm
Image size: 70x70 mm
Edition: 350 – Unsigned
Original wood engraving by Gérard Angiolini after a watercolour by Lucien Boucher. From one of 350 separate suites of Boucher's illustrations for Entretiens dans le tumulte: chronique contemporaine 1918-1919 by Georges Duhamel. Printed by Robert Coulouma on papier pur chiffon du Marais. The book itself was published in a fairly large edition of 1850 copies, but only 350 of them had the suite of illustrations without the text. All the images except for the frontispiece were chapter heads. Condition: Fine.