Blanchisseuse (Jeuneuses pass evite vertu!)Laundress(How quickly youth fade

Auguste Louis Lepere

Blanchisseuse (Jeuneuses pass evite vertu!)
Laundress (How quickly youth fades)
Color soft ground etching and aquatint, 1893
Signed in blue pencil lower right
Edition: 100
Published by Andre Marty in L’Estampe Originale, Album III, with their embossed dry stamp lower left corner, Lugt 819.
Collector's marks verso: ESC and Sealyham Terrier stamps, both for Elizabeth Carroll Shearer
Condition: Aging to sheet. Paper fiber disturbance around the plate etching created by too much pressure in the printing process.
Old paper hinges and tape residue on verso
None of these issues objectionable
Reference: Lotz-Brissoneau 91
Stein & Karshan 41

15 x 8 1/2 inches