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Boy With a Sword (Turned Left)

Manet, Édouard (1832-1883, French)

Etching on China paper

Édouard Manet, Boy with a Sword (Turned Left)

Édouard Manet
Boy with a Sword (Turned Left) (version three)


Date: 1862
Medium: Etching on China paper
Dimensions: Plate: 317 x 234 mm. 12 1/2 x 9 3/16 in. Sheet: 415 x 327 mm. 16 5/16 x 12 7/8 in.
References: Moreau-Nélaton  52, first state of four; Guérin 13, first state of four; Harris 26, first state of four
Provenance: Albert Reese, New York; 1977 to David Tunick, Inc., New York; 1979 to Collection of a Belgian diplomat; and By descent
Impression: Superb
Condition: Nearly perfect state of preservation, apart from remnants of old hinges at the top and some creases and folds in the wide margins. Deckled edges all around. The print has never been washed nor pressed.