Beautiful photogravure etching from the Louvre Collection, produced in 1900, by Andrea Solario. The image depicts th virgin holding the Christ Child to her breast as the child rests on a cushion. The setting shows a landscape in the background. This lovely and detailed print is from a large volume of Louvre masterpieces limited to 2000 editions and issued in 1900. The image size is 16.5 x 12.5" and the image size is 14" long and 10" wide. Condition is very good, except for a bit of paper loss in the right margin, no discoloration.
The photogravure etchings, in the limited edition from which this print is taken, are by Goupil & Cie., Paris, France. Goupil developed and utilized emerging printmaking and photographic technologies to meet a growing popular demand for affordable art reproductions and in the process, they were able to satisfy the demand they were creating. With offices based in Paris, they expanded to other cities throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas and were instrumental in creating an international art market as it is known today
Item ID: ETT7789311
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