After Edmond Adolphe Rudaux (French, 1840 – 1914)
L’Involontaire d’un An, circa 1877
Hand-colored crayon lithograph on paper
Signed in plate “E. Desmaisons” to the lower right
Lithography by Emile Pierre Desmaisons (French, 1812-1880)
Title and artist name hand-lettered to lower center on mat
Print is presented in a gilt foil-finished mat
- slight discoloration to print, with toning to paper verso reflecting wood grain of original backing board; discoloration to mat, with surface marks and abrasions; wear to painted hand-lettering capitals in title; edge wear to mat board and foil edges.
- measures mat board; visible image measures 22.0" W x 16.0" H.