19th-century original antique etching after a painting by french artist Léopold Robert entitled "The Reapers of the Pontine Marshes". This is a large aquatint print engraved by Gautier Louis Adolphe and printed by the famous publisher Goupil & Cie. It is a very decorative and sensitive piece, with an exceptional quality of execution.
35 x 52.5 cm subject (13 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.)
54.3 x 67 cm sheet (21 1/2 x 26 1/4 in.)
The etching was cleaned and restored by a hired professional restorer, ready to be displayed.
Gautier Louis Adolphe's engravings were sold several times in different auctions around the globe. One of his engravings is part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's collection.
French Rural Countryside, 19th century Antique Etching from Smithsonian American Art Museum's