Fine Prints & Photographs
Edgar Chahine (French, 1874-1947)
Ada, 1901, second state of two, edition of 50 (Tabanelli, 65). Signed "Edgar Chahine" in pencil l.l., initialed, dated, and titled within the plate. Drypoint in brown/black on paper, plate size 7 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (18.3 x 33.8 cm),framed.
Condition: Unobtrusive mat burn, not examined out of frame.
Sheet measures 14 x 19 5/8 in. (35.6 x 49.9 cm),but is folded over at right, left, and bottom edges which have brown paper tape remnants. Mat burn and toning. Minor handling crimps. Spots to right of figure's head and at c.r. of print, as well as several areas in themargins that appear to have been bleached.
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