Antique Original Signed French Etching Joan of Arc 'Saint-Brieuc' c1890.
This lovely original French etching is by the renowned French painter and engraver Edouard Toudouze (1848-1907), and is signed in the print centre left.
It features a young woman, reputed to be Joan of Arc, sword in hand, leaning against a pillar. She holds a scroll bearing the inscription Saint-Brieuc and depicting a rampant dragon. It is titled a 'fragment de l'un des paneaux de la grand chamber du parliament de Rennes', (a fragment of a panel at parliament house, Rennes).
In the lower margin is a pencil detail..'Au Forte originale de Toudouze: Jeanne D'Arc at St. Brieuc'.
Measuring 9" x 12" it is on a fine velin with a hand torn edge and a strong platemark.
With some minor age discoloration it is in very good Antique condition.
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