Edmond and Jules de Goncourt - PAUL GAVARNI
Lithograph, 1853, Armelhault & Bocher 81 (ii/III); edition unknown. 7 5/8 x 6 3/8 in. Signed on the stone with the printed signature. This is a fine impression printed on chine appliqué. The margins are wide and possibly full. The condition is excellent. This is plate one from the series of nine portraits, Meisseurs du Feuilleton, and was published under the title of Masques et Visages for "Paris, Journal non politique". Ex-collection: SPB (Dr. Samuel Perkins Bailey, not in Lugt). Impressions of this print are located in the Metropolitan Museum in NY and the British Museum.
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