522.

VAN RYSSELBERGHE, Theo

Le café-concert, Lizzie Aubrey.

1897

Etching, 25 x 30 cm (plate), Japan paper, signed in lower margin with monogram in conte crayon: "VR" in square and "épreuve d'essai". Later addition in graphite "Bon à tirer" (some brown stains in upper land lower margins not affexting the image).

Under mod. frame (not studied outside frame).

Exceptional proof impression of the second state (of 2). One of Van Rysselberghe's most enticing etchings depicting the Parisian Fin-de-Siècle night-life.
Ref. R. Feltkamp, Théo van Rysselberghe 1862-1926 : monographie et catalogue raisonné, Bruxelles, 2003, E.1897-006, pp. 465-466.
Prov. Doctor Victor Conrad, professor at the Université libre de Bruxelles, owner of romantic, modern and Japanese prints (not in Lugt).

€ 2.000 / 2.500

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