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"The Affair of Honor" Photogravure by Emile Bayard Circa 1886

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A photogravure of The Affair of Honor by Emile Bayard, circa 1886. This unusual print was very popular in the late 1880s and is based on a painting which appeared in the Salon of 1884. It shows two prostitutes, stripped to the waist, fighting a duel. A worldwide popular sensation, the original traveled around the world for public display and the image even appeared on cigar boxes. This captivating piece is framed in a black frame with a white and black mat surrounding the image and name plate insert.


25.0" W x 19.5" H x 1.0" D

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