29 June 2005
Rodolphe Bresdin (1822-1885)
Le Bon Samaritain (Van Gelder 100; Préaud 29)
lithograph, 1861, on two sheets of Chine appliqué with a wove support, according to Van Gelder one of 25 printed on this paper combination, from the second edition, before the addition of the lithographic title and the transfer to a new stone, with margins, laid down on Japon, one or two surface scuffs in the subject, some minor soft creasing in the lower margin, the upper right corner re-attached, repaired tears to the left margin of the support sheet (with a small paper loss), some staining in the margins
L. 565 x 443 mm., S. 735 x 558 mm.
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