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Purre Mouret

'Aux Morts Pour La Patrie'

Pencil signed limited edition mezzotint

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Product Code: 100717-2
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'Aux Morts Pour La Patrie'

They Died For Their Country

Original aquatint etching

pencil signed by

Purre Mouret

Purre Mouret; late 19th Century-to-early-20th Century French explorer and artist/engraver. to find his full signature as on this piece is quite rare, as most of his engravings are signed as 'P. Mouret'

This etching has retained its excellent colouring, in coloured inks, bright and unfaded, with excellent line detail, textures and plate tone.

The image measures approximately 31 cms. x 49 cms, (12  x 19½  ins.) within a strong platemark and impression on a medium wove paper sheet size 35 cms. x 58 cms, (13¾ x 22¾ ins.)

Signed in pencil by the artist in the lower margin.

Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and sheet is good with handling marks condusive with age

Cat 100717-2