Théophile Alexandre Steinlen (French/Swiss, 1859-1923)
Chat couché allongé de droite à gauche, tête appuyée contre les pattes, 1902 (de Crauzat, 101). Signed "Steinlen" in pencil within the image l.r., dry stamp from Edmond Sagot Éditeur, Paris (Lugt, 2254) l.r., collector's stamp l.r. Soft ground etching with aquatint in gray and ochre on paper, plate size 5 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. (13.9 x 27.2 cm),framed.
Condition: Deckled edges, toning, mat burn, registration pinholes to left and right edge of image, pencil annotations to lower margin and verso, masking tape to upper edge on verso.
Provenance: Stamp from the collection of Roger Marx (1859-1913),Paris (Lugt, 2229); through to the estate of Carol J. Ferranti, New York.
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