Paper size: h 33 3/5cm x tw 42 1/2cm & bw 42 3/10cm. Image size: h 22 7/10cm x w 31 2/5cm.
This lithograph is printed is tones of brown ink on cream colored paper. There is a large dappled horse standing in a stall with a back hoof raised. On the left, a man, standing with feet braced and muscular arms extended, uses tools to attach a shoe to the horse's hoof. Steam billows from the hot metal shoe. On the right, a man stands leaning against the stall and a small child reaches up toward the horse's reins. The horse bends its head down toward the child. There is English writing below this scene that identifies the artist, title and publisher.
Entire print is backed with a peice of beige laid paper. There is a hole in the print at the left-cetner. A tear has been repared at the lower left corner. Print was trimmed just larger than the frame, leaving more space at the bottom of the image. Paper size: h 20 3/5cm x tw 28 1/5cm & bw 28 2/5cm. Image size: h 19 1/2cm x tw 27 9/10cm & bw 28 1/10cm.
Medium and Support
etching on beige laid paper & backed with beige laid paper
Fat Man with Eyes Closed, from the Beggar Series, or "Les Gueux"
The single figure of a beggar dominates the composition. Dressed in rags and leaning on a staff, the figure faces the viewer and is shown walking with only slight indication of setting, principally the man's shadows.
Two punctures approximately 4cm apart at the upper center. Paper size: h 21 2/5cm x w 15 1/10cm. Plate size: lh 13 7/10cm & rh 13 2/5cm x tw 8 3/5cm & bw 8 7/10cm.
Colors: beige, dark blue, rose, yellow, light blue. (R-M: Lithographie en cinq couleurs: ocre-rouge, beige, jaune, brun-violet, noir doux.) Paper size: h 40 1/2cm x tw 53 3/10cm & bw 52 7/10cm. Image size: h 31cm x w 46 1/2cm.
Colors: pink, orange, blue, red, green, yellow. Small tear at plate line on upper left. Upper right corner previously folded under. Rip on upper right edge of paper, with corresponding tear on left edge. Paper size: lh 55 2/5cm & rh 55 3/5cm x w 75 4/5cm. Plate size: lh 46 1/2cm & rh 46 3/5cm x tw 57 4/5cm & bw 58cm. Image size: lh 44 1/5cm & rh 45 4/5cm x tw 57cm & bw 56 4/5cm.
Colors: black, yellow-orange, peach, coarl, blue. Paper size: h 61 7/10cm x tw 45cm & bw 45 3/10cm. Image approximately sized: h 41cm x w 34 1/2cm. [Eight colors: black, clear rose, flesh-pink, red, clear-ocre, dark ocre, blue plus dark blue.]
A woman sits in an interior holding a book in her right arm, which is propped upon a ledge. She reads by the light of a torch held by a child standing next to her. Print trimmed to image frame. Image was previously folded at center (multiple folds). Paper size: lh 27 3/5cm & rh 27 4/5cm x tw 22 3/5cm bw 22 3/10cm.