Contains one of Manet's last etchings.

Les Tireurs au pistolet

1883250 x 165 mm

ONE OF THE FIRST 10 EXAMPLES ON CHINA including engravings in black and bistre.


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ONE OF THE 10 FIRST EDITIONS ON CHINESE with black and bistre engravings.

Preface by Guy de Maupassant, letter from the Prince de Bibesco and illustrations by most of the great names of the period, including Manet which features a portrait of Pertuiset, probably inspired by Portrait of Mr PertuisetThe Lion Hunter, painted in 1881.
Jeanniot paints a portrait of Guy de Maupassant, who was also a fine shot.
Many other portraits by Berne-Bellecour, Albert Goelzer, Kauffmann, De Liphart, Mesplès, Du Paty, F. Régamey, Rochegrosse, Saintpierre, Serizier, Stéphen Jacob...

A handsome copy, soberly bound in the taste of the period, in full black cloth with small flaps.

Paris,Flammarion,Marpon,1883.In-8, Bound,250 x 165 mm ,261 pp.

Bound in full black cloth à la Bradel, smooth spine decorated with cold fillets, gilt title, small flaps, rubbed parchment cover (Goy et Vilaine). Washed, restorations.


Prince George Bibesco

(Bucharest, 1834 - Istanbul Turkey, 1902)

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Guy de Maupassant

Henry-René-Albert-Guy de Maupassant

(born August 5, 1850 at the Château de Miromesnil in Tourville-sur-Arques, Seine-Inférieure, and died July 6, 1893 in Paris)

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Charles-Maurice de Vaux

Baron de Vaux

( Paris, 1845 - 19...)

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