Sandtique-Rare-Prints and Maps
Fine Art - Etching - "LA PETITE CIGALE" from Berthe Morisot , Etched by Georges Petit - c1880
Fine etched art print from a famous painting by a known artist. Published in Paris in about 1880.
Etching is traditionally the process of using strong acid to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio (relief) in the metal. As a method of printmaking it is, along with engraving, the most important technique for old master prints, and remains in wide use today.
This etching is in very good condition. The image is about 7 1/2" x 5" on a page that is about 12" x 8 1/2".
The etching featured is:
"LA PETITE CIGALE" from Berthe Morisot