Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Le Pont de Pierre, a Rouen, etching and drypoint, 1887. Reference: Delteil 66, second state (of 2). Signed lower right in pencil, annotated lower left “No 4 Epreuve d’artiste Pont de Pierre a Rouen Zinc”. In very good condition (tiny fox mark lower right), the full sheet with full margins, 5 x 7 3/4, the sheet 10 1/2 x 14 inches. Printed in black ink on a cream/tan laid paper.
A fine impression, with substantial burr from the drypoint work, with plate tone.
Delteil notes that Pissarro printed two impressions of the first state, and about thirty of the second; posthumous impressions are not known.
Rover dates the first state of Le Pont de Pierre as 1883, the period of Pissarro’s first visit to Rouen.
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