Jean-Louis FORAIN (1852-1931)
Opening of the Trunk
Pen and charcoal drawing
Signed Forain lower left and bearing studio stamp lower right. Handwritten caption “2ème feuilleton” (2nd serial) on hidden part of drawing.
Height: 22 cm (8-2/3 in.) - Width: 27 cm (10-1/2 in.)
Frame: 37 x 40 cm (14-1/2 x 15-3/4 in.)
This drawing illustrates an episode from a bloody event that took place during the summer of 1889, recognized under the title of “Gouffé Trunk”. This is most certainly a serial drawing that served as part of a journal publication of the era relating to the case.
Condition report :
- Items quantity: 1
- Height in cm : 22 cm
- Width in cm : 27 cm
- Expertissim Reference: 2015100441
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