Adolphe Lalauze after Joshua Reynolds; 'Robinetta' 1800's
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after a painting by
Adolphe Lalauze; 1838-1906, French 19th century etcher and illustrator, Lalauze was employed as a recording controller and studied art in Paris under Gaucherel. He concentrated upon original etching, with many of his works in this medium commissioned by Cadart in Paris. He was the etching teacher of Felix Buhot.
Sir Joshua Reynolds was the most successful portrait painter of his day in England as well as a distinguished member of London's intellectual society.
A fine original etching which has bright and unfaded colouring, with black raised intaglio ink lines and detail, the image measuring approximately 13 cms. x 15 cms. (5 x 6 ins.) within a fine platemark and impression.
Printed on watermarked laid paper sheet size 24 cms. x 35 cms. (9½ x 13½ ins.) with makers watermark.
Signed by Lalauze as part of the image.
Unmounted and unframed, blank on the reverse, the condition of the image and sheet is good with handling marks condusive with age.