**ONE OF TWO OF THIS PRINT IN MY SHOP**Etching of Victorian children playing in an interior, 10 3/4" by 8 3/8" inside the mat. pencil signed "R. Ernst" at lower right. This is an unusual medium for the artist, best known for his highly finished and detailed oil paintings of orientalist subjects. These oils regularly bring hundreds of thousands of dollars at auction. This etching is all original, including the old soiled mat, and so forth. The etching itself is foxed especially in the margin at bottom but also within the image itself. Foxing can be removed or lightened by professional cleaning. See much more on the artist by searching the net.
RUDOLF ERNST (1854-1932) major Austrian Orientalist artist pencil signed etching of children playing