LOT 959
SOLD €100,00

Essen, H. von (1886-1947). Four etchings: (1) 'Crying nude woman'

Etching and aquatint printed in sanguine, 13 x 18 cm, signed and dated 7-4-1922 in the plate, signed in pencil, under passepartout, the passepartout w. annotation "Proefdruk Joh. D. Scherft" in pencil. Folds/ creased and a bit stained in wide blank margins. Von Essen learned the etching techniques in the printing office of Johan Scherft (1891-1969). This early etching and the other 3 in this lot were apparently made during that learning process, but in 1922 he had already had an exposition of his etchings in the Lakenhal in Leyden. (2) 'Two figures with cliffs in the background'. Etching, 17.3 x 12 cm, signed and dated 30-3-1922 in the plate, signed and "proefdruk Joh. D. Scherft" in pencil, under passepartout. -and 2 other early etchings under 1 passepartout w. the annotation "Proefdrukken Joh. D. Scherft".

(total 4)

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