Edition of 100
9 3/8 x 11 3/4 inches; 238 x 298 mm.
Signed in ink; titled in lower margin. Printed with rich burr on wove paper with full margins.
Forain (1852-1931) A portrait of the artist at age 79. A very successful Parisian painter who began
study in Gerome’s studio, and became greatly influenced by the work of Manet and Degas. He produced an considerable body of etchings and lithographs, and was equally well-known for his drawings and watercolors.