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Jacques Villon original etching for Alternance
Jacques Villon original etching for Alternance


Item Code: 1460

Medium: original etching. Printed in 1946 by Quesneville on BFK Rives wove paper. Published in a limited edition of 300 for "Alternance" (an art and literary project featuring writers Paul Eluard, Pierre Mac Orlan, Ribemont-Dessaignes, et al., along with original prints by artists Jean Cocteau, Henri Matisse, Jean Laboureur, Edouard Goerg, Marie Laurencin, André Lhote, Valentine Hugo, Henri de Waroquier, Dignimont and Jacques Villon). These important cultural figures collaborated together just after the end of the Second World War.

Plate size: 7 1/2 x 10 1/8 inches (190 x 255 mm). Signed in the plate (not by hand). A rich impression!

Condition: there are a few spots of foxing, mostly visible on the back side.